Originally posted on Fox Sports Kansas City
By Jeffrey Flanagan  |  Last updated 3/6/14
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- The way Kansas coach Bill Self sees it, there's really no choice when it comes to the Big 12 Player of the Year. It has to be his star freshman, Andrew Wiggins. Naturally, Self would think that way. But he does make a good point that is sometimes overlooked when it comes to postseason honors: The best teams are fueled by the best players, regardless of what the statistics say, and those players should be recognized. "I'm biased," Self said. "I don't think there's a clear-cut guy. You can make a case for (Iowa State's Deandre) Kane. You can make a case for (Iowa State's Melvin) Ejim. But if you do that, you're making a case for two guys (on a team) that isn't having the same success we've had. "To me, with us being 14-3 and the next-best team being 11-6, it's almost a logical no-brainer. I know (Wiggins') numbers aren't blowing anyone away, because that's not who he is. To be the best player on the best team in the league, I'd have a hard time going in any other dir...
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