Texas A&M continues to develop it's basketball program, as two Aggies are on the all-conference team. Acie Law and Joseph Jones of Texas A&M made the list, along with Rush, Wright, Jarrius Jackson of Texas Tech and Richard Roby of Colorado.
Roby, Rush and Jackson are all returning All-Big 12 First Team members from last season. A tie in the voting created an additional position on this year's preseason squad.
Preseason Players of the Year
Brandon Rush, Kansas, G, So., 6-6, 212, Kansas City, Mo./Mt. Zion Academy (N.C.)
Julian Wright, Kansas, F, So., 6-8, 218, Chicago Heights, Ill./Homewood-Flossmoor
Preseason Newcomer of the Year
Charles Burgess, Texas Tech, G, Jr., 6-1, 190, New York, N.Y./Howard College (Texas)
Preseason Freshman of the Year
Kevin Durant, Texas, F, Fr., 6-9, 225, Suitland, Md./Montrose Christian
2006-07 Preseason All-Big 12 Team
Richard Roby, Colorado G 6-6 205 Jr.
Brandon Rush, Kansas G 6-6 212 So.
Julian Wright, Kansas F 6-8 218 So.
Acie Law, Texas A&M G 6-3 195 Sr.
Joseph Jones, Texas A&M F 6-9 250 Jr.
Jarrius Jackson, Texas Tech G 6-1 185 Sr.
Honorable Mention (listed alphabetically by school):
Mario Chalmers, Kansas; Cartier Martin, Kansas State; Mario Boggan, Oklahoma State; JamesOn Curry, Oklahoma State; Kevin Durant, Texas