Thomas Robinson of Kansas has been named the 2012 Big 12 Player of the Year. This marks the first time a member of Kansas has won the award in consecutive seasons since Drew Gooden and Nick Collison won it in 2002 and 2003.
Robinson is joined on the All-Big 12 First Team by teammate Tyshawn Taylor, J'Covan Brown of Texas, Marcus Denmon of Missouri and Royce White of Iowa State.
On the All-Big 12 Third Team are Baylor's Quincy Acy and Pierre Jackson, Rodney McGruder of Kansas State, Keiton PAge of Oklahoma State and Ricardo Ratliffe of Missouri.
Perry Jones III of Baylor headlines the All-Big 12 Third Team and is joined by Missouri's Kim English and Phil Pressey, Jeff Withey of Kansas and Scott Christopherson of Iowa State.
Receiving Honorable Mention votes are Iowa State's Chris Allen and Melvin Ejim, Myck Kabongo of Texas, David Loubeau of Texas A&M, Quincy Miller of Baylor, LeBryan Nash of Oklahoma State, Oklahoma's Romero Osby and Steven Pledger, Jamal Samuels of Kansas State and Elston Turner of Texas A&M.
Withey was named the Defensive Player of the Year. Joining Withey on the All-Defensive Team is Acy, Mike Dixon of Missouri, and Kansas State's McGruder and Jordan Henriguez-Roberts.
Dixon received the Sixth Man Award, while Quincy Miller and Nash shared Freshman of the Year honors.
Joining Miller and Nash on the All-Rookie Team are Kabongo, White and Pierre Jackson of Baylor. White was also named the Newcomer of the Year.