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Indiana’s Tyra Buss named first team All-Big Ten

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Tyra Buss has been remarkable all season, and now she’s getting recognized for it.

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Indiana’s Tyra Buss has been leading the way for the Hoosiers all season. The Mt. Carmel, Illinois native has led the Hoosiers in points and assists all year, and because of her efforts Indiana now finds itself in the ideal position to make the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row. Now, Buss’ effort is starting to get the appropriate recognition it deserves.

Buss was recently named to the All-Big Ten first team by both the media and the coaches, becoming the first player with back-to-back first team honors for Indiana since the 2001-2002 season.

Buss currently leads the team with 18.6 points per game and 4.9 assists per game. Buss also finds herself on the Wade Trophy watch list for being one of the best guards in the country.

Buss is the third player in program history to have consecutive 500 point seasons and she is also currently 10th all-time in scoring at Indiana.

In addition to her scoring prowess, Buss also averages 3.1 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game. Her ability to do it all for the Hoosiers has helped propel this program to new heights, and it will be interesting to see where she goes from here as the team approaches the Big Ten Tournament.