It's time to unveil FOXSports.com's All-American teams.
It wasn't easy.
Evan Turner took the early lead for the National Player of the Year Award, but then gave way to Kentucky freshman John Wall while he sat for a month recovering from a back injury.
It was neck-and-neck down to the wire before Turner pulled away due to astounding numbers and the fact that Ohio State might have been fortunate to get into the NIT without him in the lineup.
The Coach of the Year wasn't much easier. In fact, there was no shortage of candidates. BYU's Dave Rose was the emotional pick after he overcame pancreatic cancer in the offseason and has the Cougars in the Top 25, but it came down to four guys at the end of the day: Kansas State's Frank Martin and a trio from the Big East: Jim Boeheim (Syracuse), Jamie Dixon (Pittsburgh) and Buzz Williams (Marquette).
Check out all our national awards:
Player of the Year Evan Turner, 6-7, 220, G, Jr., Ohio State
Despite missing a month of the season with a couple of broken bones in his back, we're going with the versatile Buckeyes star. His numbers were eye-popping before the nasty fall that put him on the shelf -- and have been just as impressive since his return. However, the one number that sticks out if the 21-4 mark that Ohio State has with Turner in the lineup. Freshman of the Year John Wall, 6-4, 193, PG, Fr., Kentucky
He was sensational all season long. After missing the first game of the year, the Wildcats frosh quickly made his mark and has not only been terrific on the court, but also showed tremendous maturity and leadership. He edges his teammate, DeMarcus Cousins, for this award. Coach of the Year Jim Boeheim, Syracuse
No one expected this from the Orange. Not even Boeheim. The 'Cuse veteran head man has taken a team most predicted to be mediocre and led them to the Big East regular-season crown and in position to battle for a national championship All-Americans First Team Wesley Johnson, Syracuse: SF, 6-7, 205, Jr.
2009-10 stats: 15.7 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 2.4 apg, 38% percent 3-pointers
The smooth Iowa State transfer was as good as advertised by Orange coach Jim Boeheim. He shot the ball well, was effective in transition and was an ideal fit for the 2-3 zone. Evan Turner, Ohio State: G/F, 6-7, 220, Jr.
2009-10 stats: 19.5 ppg, 9.4 rpg, 5.8 apg
While he played point guard all season, we're going to list Turner at a swingman position because he's versatile enough to do it all. Turner missed six games due to a couple broken bones in his back and returned just as dominant as prior to the injury. DeMarcus Cousins, Kentucky: C, 6-11, 260, Fr.
2009-10 stats: 15.6 ppg, 10.1 rpg, 1.8 bpg
He began the season with some growing pains, but the big and strong freshman has been as dominant as any post player in the nation over the last couple months. John Wall, Kentucky: PG, 6-4, 193, Fr.
2009-10 stats: 16.8 ppg, 6.2 apg, 4.0 rpg
He's been the most electrifying player in the country this season and wasted no time making his presence felt. He's been the engine that's made Kentucky go and also made as many big shots as anyone in the country this season. Greivis Vasquez, Maryland: G, 6-5, 200, Sr.
2009-10 stats: 19.6 ppg, 6/3 apg, 4/6 rpg, 38% 3-pointers
He got off to a slow start, but he's a terrific college player who plays with as much passion as anyone in the nation. The versatile Venezuelan has taken a mediocre team on his back and led them to a share of the ACC regular-season crown. Second Team Da'Sean Butler, West Virginia: F, 6-7, 230, Sr.
2009-10 stats: 17.2 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 3.3 apg, 35% 3-pointers
He does a little bit of everything for the Mountaineers and has a terrific basketball IQ. He can score inside and out, handles the ball well and has been the main reason why the Mountaineers have been so successful this season. Darington Hobson, New Mexico: F, 6-7, 205, Jr.
2009-10 stats: 15.8 ppg, 9.1 rpg, 4.6 apg, 38% 3-pointers
Not sure how he gets overlooked, but he does. The junior college transfer can do it all -- he shoots it well from the perimeter, can handle it and gets to the basket. He's smooth and has led the Lobos to a top 10 ranking. Greg Monroe, Georgetown: C, 6-11, 245, Soph.
2009-10 stats: 16 pph, 9.6 rpg, 3.6 bpg, 1.5 bpg
Somehow, he gets overlooked. However, the Hoyas' sophomore is as well-rounded and versatile as any big man in the nation. He can score inside and out, passes extremely well and has a great feel for the game. Sherron Collins, Kansas: G, 5-11, 205, Sr.
2009-10 stats: 15.3 ppg, 4.3 apg, 38% 3-pointers
The Jayhawks' leader and point guard didn't put up astounding numbers, but he didn't need to. Collins has the toughness, leadership and talent that have made Kansas the No. 1 team in the country. James Anderson, Oklahoma State: G, 6-6, 210, Jr.
2009-10 stats: 22.9 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 36% 3-pointers
He's found a way to slide under the radar despite carrying the Cowboys on his back for most of the season. He's a big-time scorer who has become much more consistent and also improved his defensive play. Third Team Robbie Hummel, Purdue: F, 6-8, 210, Jr.
2009-10 stats: 15.7 ppg, 6.9 rpg, 36% 3-pointers
He isn't flashy, but Hummel does it all. He scores in a variety of ways, rebounds, defends and has all the intangibles. If he didn't go down with a torn ACL with four games left in the regular season, the Boilermakers would be a legit Final Four contender. Al-Farouq Aminu, Wake Forest: F, 6-9, 215, Soph.
2009-10 stats: 15.9 ppg, 10.8 rpg
Here's another guy who quietly averaged a double-double this season. Aminu is ultra-talented and should be a lottery pick in June's NBA Draft. Cole Aldrich, Kansas: C, 6-11, 245, Jr.
2009-10 stats: 11.3 ppg, 9.7 rpg, 3.5 bpg
The Jayhawks' big man may not have been overwhelming on the offensive end, but he was effective on both ends of the court. He was a force defensively and scored when he had to. Jon Scheyer, Duke: G, 6-5, 190, Sr.
2009-10 stats: 18.9 ppg, 5.2 apg, 3.5 rpg, 40% 3-pointers
He moved into the point guard spot last season, and the transition has gone smooth. Scheyer has taken care of the ball, made his teammates better and also scored the ball this season. Scottie Reynolds, Villanova: G, 6-2, 195, Sr.
2008-09 stats: 18.8 ppg, 3.4 apg, 2.7 rpg, 40% 3-pointers
He's a big-game player who has a knack for making the big shot. One of the top scorers in the country and a terrific college player. Fourth Team Quincy Pondexter, Washington : F, 6-6, 215, Sr.
2009-10 stats: 20.2 ppg, 7.8 rpg
You can't hold his team's struggles against Pondexter, who did everything for the Huskies this year. He is a versatile scorer, is active on the glass and is a high IQ guy. Damion James, Texas: F, 6-7, 225, F, Sr.
2009-10 stats: 17.7 ppg, 10.2 rpg
The athletic forward was all the rage early in the season before the Longhorns' free-fall, but he still averaged a double-double. Ekpe Udoh, Baylor: C, 6-10, 240, Jr.
2009-10 stats: 15.3 ppg, 9.7 rpg, 1.5 spg, 2.0 bpg
One of the most underrated players in the country, Booker is strong and athletic, and despite being somewhat undersized, he finds a way to get things done around the basket. Jerome Randle, Cal ifornia: G, 5-10, 175, Sr.
2009-10 stats: 18.7 ppg, 4.5 apg, 40% 3-pointers
Randle had to carry the load early in the season with Theo Robertson out with injury, but the diminutive Chicago native had a terrific season. Denis Clemente, Kansas State: G, 6-1, 180, Sr.
2009-10 stats: 16 ppg, 3.9 apg
Some will go with teammate Jake Pullen, but I'm going with the senior and the guy with the ball in his hands most of the time. Clemente was a big-time leader and thrived in league play, averaging 17.7 points per game. All-Freshman Team Derrick Favors, Georgia Tech: F, 6-9, 240
2009-10 stats: 11.9 ppg, 8.4 rpg
The quiet Yellow Jackets big man shot 60 percent from the field and would have been more dominant with better guards around him. Hassan Whiteside, Marshall: F, 6-11, 220
2009-10 stats: 13.6 ppg, 9.2, 5.4 bpg
The Thundering Herd's long and athletic big man has become a big-time NBA prospect and also led the nation in blocks. DeMarcus Cousins, Kentucky: C, 6-11, 260
2009-10 stats: 15.6 ppg, 10.1 rpg, 1.8 bpg
He began the season with some growing pains, but the big and strong freshman has been as dominant as any post player in the nation over the last couple months. John Wall, Kentucky: G, 6-4, 193
2009-10 stats: 16.8 ppg, 6.2 apg, 4.0 rpg
He's been the most electrifying player in the country this season and wasted no time making his presence felt. He's been the engine that's made Kentucky go and also made as many big shots as anyone in the country this season. Xavier Henry, Kansas: G, 6-6, 220
2009-10 stats: 13.9 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 41% 3-pointers
Henry came out of the gates strong before hitting a wall. However, he's come back around toward the end of the season.