Published: June 6, 2019

Higgins and Willis earn Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Awards

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The Big Ten announced on Wednesday the 28 honorees named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2018-19 academic year. Bailey Higgins of the field hockey team and Khari Willis of the football team were selected as Michigan State's honorees.

One member of each varsity sports team on every campus was chosen by his or her institution as a Sportsmanship Award honoree, and two Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners were then selected from each institution. All of the Sportsmanship Award winners have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. In addition, these honorees must be in good academic standing and must have demonstrated good citizenship outside of the sports-competition setting.

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