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Hart & Brunson: 1st Team All Big East

The 2016-17 All-Big East teams were announced by the league today. Josh Hart, Jalen Brunson, Kris Jenkins, and Donte DiVincenzo all received recognition ...

Josh Hart and Jalen Brunson were both named today by the Big East as unanimous selections to the 2017 All-Big East First Team.  Kris Jenkins was name Honorable Mention All-Big East and Donte Divincenzo was named to the All-Freshman Team.

Here is the full list of honorees:

ALL-BIG EAST FIRST TEAM
Andrew Chrabascz, Butler, F, Sr., 6-7, 230, Portsmouth, R.I.
*Marcus Foster, Creighton, G, Jr., 6-3, 210, Wichita Falls, Tex.
*Angel Delgado, Seton Hall, F, Jr., 6-10, 240, Bajos De Haina, Dominican Republic
*Jalen Brunson, Villanova, G, So., 6-2, 190, Lincolnshire, Ill.
*Josh Hart, Villanova, G, Sr., 6-5, 215, Silver Spring, Md.
Trevon Bluiett, Xavier, G, Jr., 6-6, 205, Indianapolis, Ind.
 
ALL-BIG EAST SECOND TEAM
Kelan Martin, Butler, F, So., 6-7, 220, Louisville, Ky.
Justin Patton, Creighton, F, Fr., 7-0, 230, Omaha, Neb.
Rodney Bullock, Providence, F, Jr., 6-8, 225, Hampton, Va.
Kyron Cartwright, Providence, G, Jr., 5-11, 185, Compton, Calif.
Khadeen Carrington, Seton Hall, G, Jr., 6-4, 195, Brooklyn, N.Y.
 
BIG EAST HONORABLE MENTION
Rodney Pryor, Georgetown, G, Gr., 6-5, 205, Evanston, Ill.
Kris Jenkins, Villanova, G, Sr., 6-6, 235, Upper Marlboro, Md.
 
BIG EAST ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM^
*Kamar Baldwin, Butler, G, Fr., 6-0, 170, Winder, Ga.
*Justin Patton, Creighton, F, Fr., 7-0, 230, Omaha, Neb.
Markus Howard, Marquette, G, Fr., 5-11, 175, Chandler, Ariz.
*Marcus LoVett, St. John’s, G, Fr., 6-0, 175, Fort Wayne, Ind.
*Shamorie Ponds, St. John’s, G, Fr., 6-1, 165, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Donte DiVincenzo, Villanova, G, Fr., 6-5, 205, Wilmington, Del.
 
*Denotes unanimous selection.

Here is the overall history of Big East individual honors for Villanova players shown by which have been "most highly decorated" over the years:

Player

BE POY

1st Team

2nd Team

3rd Team

Hon. Ment.

Def POY

BET MVP

All BET

6th Man

BE ROY

All Rookie

Most Imp.

Kerry Kittles

1

3

1

1

1

Josh Hart

2

1

1

1

1

1

Ed Pinckney

2

1

3

1

John Pinone

3

1

Scottie Reynolds

1

2

1

1

1

Jason Lawson

3

1

1

1

Ryan Arcidiacono

1

1

1

1

1

Harold Pressley

1

1

1

1

Curtis Sumpter

1

1

1

Allan Ray

1

1

1

Randy Foye

1

1

1

Stewart Granger

2

1

1

Darrun Hilliard

1

1

1

1

Doug West

1

1

1

1

Alvin Williams

1

1

Corey Fisher

1

1

1

1

Jalen Brunson

1

1

Tim Thomas

1

1

1

1

Lance Miller

1

1

1

Michael Bradley

1

James Bell

1

JayVaughn Pinkston

1

1

1

Maalik Wayns

1

1

Kyle Lowry

1

1

Dwayne McClain

2

1

Ricky Wright

1

1

Dante Cunningham

1

1

Gary Buchanan

2

1

Mark Plansky

1

1

Eric Eberz

1

Harold Jensen

1

Gary Massey

1

Mikal Bridges

1

Mike Nardi

1

1

Alex Bradley

1

Corey Stokes

1

Malik Allen

1

John Celestand

1

Tom Greis

1

Marc Dowdell

1

Kenny Wilson

1

Daniel Ochefu

1

1

Donte DiVincenzo

1

Dylan Ennis

1

Kris Jenkins

1

It is likely that Josh Hart will move into second position on this list later this week as we await the announcement of the overall Big East Player of the Year honoree - Hart is the heavy favorite.


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