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More Honors for Hart & Bridges

Villanova's Josh Hart has been named to numerous All-American teams while he and Mikal Bridges shared Big East Defensive POY award with Khyri Thomas of Creighton ...

It is that time of year for college basketball post-season award to begin to be announced.

Villanova Senior, Josh Hart has been named a finalist for the Naismith Award.  He also has been named 1st Team All-America by AP, Sporting News, NABC, USA Today, Basketball Times, Sports Illustrated and NBC Sports in addition to being named Wooden Award All-American.

AP 1st Team:

Lonzo Ball, UCLA, Fr.

Josh Hart, Villanova, Sr.

Justin Jackson, UNC, Jr.

Frank Mason III, Kansas, Sr.

Caleb Swanigan, Purdue, So. 

Sporting News 1st Team:

Lonzo Ball, UCLA, Fr.

Josh Hart, Villanova, Sr.

Justin Jackson, UNC, Jr.

Frank Mason III, Kansas, Sr.

Caleb Swanigan, Purdue, So. 

NABC 1st Team:

Lonzo Ball, UCLA, Fr.

Josh Hart, Villanova, Sr.

Justin Jackson, UNC, Jr.

Frank Mason III, Kansas, Sr.

Caleb Swanigan, Purdue, So. 

USA Today 1st Team:

Lonzo Ball, UCLA, Fr.

Dillon Brooks, Oregon, Jr.

Josh Hart, Villanova, Sr.

Frank Mason III, Kansas, Sr.

Caleb Swanigan, Purdue, So

Basketball Times 1st Team:

Lonzo Ball, UCLA, Fr.

Ethan Happ, Wisconsin, So.

Josh Hart, Villanova, Sr.

Frank Mason III, Kansas, Sr.

Caleb Swanigan, Purdue, So

Sports Illustrated 1st Team:

Lonzo Ball, UCLA, Fr.

Josh Hart, Villanova, Sr.

Frank Mason III, Kansas, Sr.

Caleb Swanigan, Purdue, So

Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga, Jr.

NBC Sports 1st Team:

Lonzo Ball, UCLA, Fr.

Josh Hart, Villanova, Sr.

Luke Kennard, Duke, So.

Frank Mason III, Kansas, Sr.

Caleb Swanigan, Purdue, So

Wooden Award All-American Team:

Lonzo Ball, UCLA, Fr.

Dillon Brooks, Oregon, Jr.

Josh Hart, Villanova, Sr.

Josh Jackson, Kansas, Fr.

Justin Jackson, UNC, Jr.

Luke Kennard, Duke, So.

Frank Mason III, Kansas, Sr.

Malik Monk, Kentucky, Fr.

Caleb Swanigan, Purdue, So

Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga, Jr.

Josh Hart becomes the 20th Villanova player to receive All-Amercian honors, joining:

Howard Porter

Kerry Kittles

Scottie Reynolds

Randy Foye

Darrun Hilliard

Allan Ray

Michael Bradley

Tim Thomas

John Pinone

Hank Siemiontkowski

Bill Melchionni

Wali Jones

Hubie White

Larry Hennessey

Paul Arizin

Joe Lord

Ed Pinckney

Bob Schafer

Alvin Williams

Also announced today were the winners of the 2017 Big East Defensive Player of the Year award.  Three players shared the honor including Josh Hart, Mikal Bridges and Khyri Thomas (Creighton).  Hart and Bridges join Villanova legends, Harold Pressley, Gary Massey and Jason Lawson as the only Wildcats to win Big East Defensive POY.

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