Providence Friars junior point guard Kris Dunn has claimed a lot of accolades in the preseason. On Tuesday, he netted another one to his already mounting list.
The New London, Connecticut native was named as one of CBS Sports' Preseason First Team All-Americans. Dunn, the 2014-15 Co-Big East Player of the Year joins Oklahoma Sooners senior guard Buddy Hield, LSU Tigers freshman forward Ben Simmons, Gonzaga Bulldogs senior forward Kyle Wiltjer, and Kentucky Wildcats freshman forward Skal Labissiere on the first team. Wiltjer, a former Kentucky Wildcat, was named as CBS Sports' Preseason Player of the Year as well.
Other notables featured on the second and third team include Maryland Terrapins guard Melo Trimble, Virginia Cavaliers guard Malcolm Brogdon, Iowa State Cyclones forward Georges Niang, Wichita State Shockers guard Fred VanVleet, North carolina Tar Heels guard Marcus Paige and Kansas Jayhawks forward Perry Ellis among others.