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2017 Big East Coast Bias Year End Awards

Who were the big winners??

Creighton v Villanova Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

As the 2017 Big East Tournament is set to begin on Wednesday night, Big East Coast Bias proudly presents its own edition of the year end awards.

In total, 13 staffers from BECB cast votes on the ballot. Here are the results.


BECB Player of the Year

Josh Hart, Villanova Wildcats

Voter Breakdown

  1. Josh Hart, 11 votes
  2. Jalen Brunson, 2 votes

BECB Freshman of the Year

Shamorie Ponds, St. John’s Red Storm

Voter Breakdown

  1. Shamorie Ponds, 7 votes
  2. Justin Patton, 4 votes
  3. Markus Howard, 2 votes

BECB Defensive Player of the Year

Khryi Thomas, Creighton Bluejays

Voter Breakdown

  1. Khryi Thomas, 7 votes
  2. Mikal Bridges, 3 votes
  3. Kamar Baldwin, 2 votes
  4. Justin Patton, 1 vote

BECB Coach of the Year

Ed Cooley, Providence Friars

Voter Breakdown

  1. Ed Cooley, 6 votes
  2. Chris Holtmann, 4 votes
  3. Jay Wright, 3 votes

All-BECB First Team

Bold and italic denote unanimous selections

Josh Hart, Villanova

Angel Delgado, Seton Hall

Trevon Bluiett, Xavier

Jalen Brunson, Villanova

Marcus Foster, Creighton

Others Receiving Votes: Kelan Martin, Khryi Thomas, Justin Patton, Kyron Cartwright, Desi Rodriguez, Shamorie Ponds, Kris Jenkins

All-BECB Second Team

Kyron Cartwright, Providence

Kelan Martin, Butler

Rodney Pryor, Georgetown

Khadeen Carrington, Seton Hall

Shamorie Ponds, St. John’s

Justin Patton, Creighton

Others Receiving Votes: Kamar Baldwin, Andrew Chrabascz, Khryi Thomas, Marcus Foster, Markus Howard, Rodney Bullock, Desi Rodriguez, Jalen Brunson, Kris Jenkins, Mikal Bridges, Trevon Bluiett