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DePaul's Billy Garrett Jr. Named Second Team Preseason All-Big East

At Big East Media Day today at Madison Square Garden in New York, DePaul senior guard Billy Garrett Jr. was named to the second team preseason All-Big East squad.

Garrett was one of two seniors named to the team by the Big East coaches.  Marquette center Luke Fischer was the other senior.

Billy averaged 12.6 points and 3.5 assists last season for DePaul.

Over the last three seasons, Garrett has scored 642 points in Big East league games, which is the highest total among returning active players.

Big East Preseason Player of the Year

Josh Hart, Villanova, G, Sr., 6-5, 215, Silver Spring, Md.

Big East Preseason Freshman of the Year

Shamorie Ponds, St. John’s, G, Fr., 6-1, 165, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Preseason All-Big East First Team

Kelan Martin, Butler, F, Jr., 6-7, 220, Louisville, Ky.

Maurice Watson Jr., Creighton, G, Sr., 5-10, 175, Philadelphia, Pa.

Kris Jenkins, Villanova, F, Sr., 6-6, 235, Upper Marlboro, Md.

Trevon Bluiett, Xavier, G, Jr., 6-6, 205, Indianapolis, Ind.

Edmond Sumner, Xavier, G, So., 6-6, 183, Detroit, Mich.

Preseason All-Big East Second Team

Billy Garrett Jr., DePaul, G, Sr., 6-6, 210, Chicago, Ill.

Isaac Copeland, Georgetown, F, Jr., 6-9, 220, Raleigh, N.C.

Luke Fischer, Marquette, C, Sr., 6-11, 250, Germantown, Wis.

Khadeen Carrington, Seton Hall, G, Jr., 6-4, 195, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Angel Delgado, Seton Hall, F, Jr., 6-10, 240, Bajos De Haina, Dominican Republic

Preseason All-Big East Honorable Mention

Marcus Foster, Creighton, G, Jr., 6-3, 210, Wichita Falls, Texas

L.J. Peak, Georgetown, F, Jr., 6-5, 215, Gaffney, S.C.

Jalen Brunson, Villanova, G, So., 6-2, 190, Lincolnshire, Ill.


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