Kris Dunn named Big East Preseason Player of the Year, All-Big East teams announced
NEW YORK — Providence junior guard Kris Dunn was selected by the coaches as the Big East Preseason Player of the Year, the league announced on Wednesday morning at the Big East Media Day at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Dunn averaged 15.6 points 5.5 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 2.7 steals in 2014-15. He was named Big East co-Player of the Year along with Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono last season. Arcidiacono, now a senior, is picked to repeat as an All-Big East first team selection, as does Georgetown guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera.
Villanova point guard Jalen Brunson was tabbed as Big East Preseason Freshman of the Year.
Preseason All-Big East First Team
Kris Dunn, Providence
Ryan Arcidiacono, Villanova
Roosevelt Jones, Butler
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera, Georgetown
Kellen Dunham, Butler
Jalen Reynolds, Xavier
Preseason All-Big East Second Team
Billy Garrett Jr., DePaul
Daniel Ochefu, Xavier
Henry Ellenson, Marquette
Angel Delgado, Seton Hall
Isaiah Whitehead, Seton Hall
Preseason All-Big East Honorable Mention
Jalen Brunson, Villanova
Trevon Bluiett, Xavier
Isaac Copeland, Georgetown
Luke Fischer, Marquette