2010-11 Preseason Coaches’ Poll

1. Pittsburgh (12), 222 points.
2. Villanova (1), 208 points.
3. Syracuse (2), 187 points.
4. Georgetown, 173 points.
5. West Virginia, 164 points.
6. St. John’s (1), 145 points.
7. Notre Dame, 123 points.
8. Louisville, 121 points.
(tie) Marquette, 121 points.
10. Connecticut, 113 points.
11. Seton Hall, 104 points.
12. Cincinnati, 91 points.
13. South Florida, 54 points.
14. Providence, 36 points.
15. Rutgers, 32 points.
16. DePaul, 26 points.

* First-place votes in parentheses

2010-11 BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year
Austin Freeman, Georgetown

2010-11 BIG EAST Preseason Rookie of the Year
Fab Melo, Syracuse

2010-11 Preseason All-BIG EAST First Team
Austin Freeman, Georgetown (Player of the Year), G, Sr., 6-3 ½, 227, Mitchellville, Md.
Kemba Walker, Connecticut, G, Jr., 6-1, 172, Bronx, N.Y.
Ashton Gibbs, Pittsburgh, G, Jr., 6-2, 190, Scotch Plains, N.J.
Jeremy Hazell, Seton Hall, G, Sr., 6-5, 188, Bronx, N.Y.
Corey Fisher, Villanova, G, Sr., 6-1, 200, Bronx, N.Y.
Kevin Jones, West Virginia, F, Jr., 6-8, 255, Mount Vernon, N.Y.

2010-11 Preseason All-BIG EAST Second Team
Chris Wright, Georgetown, G, Sr., 6-1, 208, Washington, D.C.
Jimmy Butler, Marquette, F, Sr., 6-7, 220, Tomball, Texas
Tim Abromaitis, Notre Dame, F, Sr., 6-8, 235, Unionville, Conn.
D.J. Kennedy, St. John’s, G/F, Sr., 6-5, 214, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Kris Joseph, Syracuse, F, Jr., 6-7, 207, Montreal, Quebec

2010-11 Preseason All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention
Yancy Gates, Cincinnati, F, Sr., 6-9, 260, Cincinnati, Ohio
Darius Johnson-Odom, Marquette, G, Jr., 6-2, 215, Raleigh, N.C.
Rick Jackson, Syracuse, F, Sr., 6-9, 240, Philadelphia, Pa.

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