Kris Dunn named Big East Preseason Player of the Year, All-Big East teams announced

Kris Dunn shared Big East Player of the Year honors last season.
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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