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More Honors for Hart & Bridges

Villanova's Josh Hart was named 1st Team All-American by four services recently 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 grabbed several national honors today as he was named 1st Team All-America by Sporting News, USA Today., and NBC Sports.

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.

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

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

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.

Plenty of Hart and Bridges highlights in here:


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