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Big East Preseason Media Poll and All-Big East Selections

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Mike Waters and the Syracuse Post-Standard held their annual preseason media poll for Big East basketball and here are the results. 

Preseason Rankings

1. Syracuse 29 (6 1st-place votes)
2. Connecticut 30 (8)
3. Louisville 45 (2)
4. Pittsburgh 58
5. Marquette 90
6. Cincinnati 96
7. West Virginia 120
8. Villanova 124
9. Notre Dame 141
10. Georgetown 153
11. Rutgers 188
12. St. John's 191
13. Seton Hall 204
14. South Florida 230
15. DePaul 236
16. Providence 241

(Teams were given one point for a 1st-place vote, two points for a 2nd-place vote and so on through No. 16).

All-Big East team
Ashton Gibbs, Pittsburgh
Kris Joseph, Syracuse
Jeremy Lamb, Connecticut
Tim Abromaitis, Notre Dame
Darius Johnson-Odom, Marquette

Others receiving votes:
Yancy Gates, Cincinnati
Kevin Jones, West Virginia
Peyton Siva, Louisville
Scoop Jardine, Syracuse
Andre Drummond, Connecticut
Alex Oriakhi, Connecticut
Maalik Wayns, Villanova
Mouphtaou Yarou, Villanova

Player of the Year
Ashton Gibbs, Pittsburgh (7 votes)
Jeremy Lamb, Connecticut (4)
Darius Johnson-Odom, Marquette (2)
Kris Joseph, Syracuse (1)
Tim Abromaitis, Notre Dame (1)
Peyton Siva, Louisville (1)

Rookie of the Year
Andre Drummond, Connecticut (12 votes)
Wayne Blackshear, Louisville (1)
Chane Behanan, Louisville (1)
Ryan Boatright, Connecticut (1)
Khem Birch, Pittsburgh (1)