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Villanova’s Josh Hart named Big East preseason Player of the Year

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Hart was joined by Kris Jenkins on the All-Big East 1st Team.

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Villanova Wildcats senior guard Josh Hart has been voted the Big East’s preseason Player of the Year by the conference’s coaches.

Here’s a nice reel of Hart’s exploits from the Big East:

Guard Shamorie Ponds of St. John’s was named the preseason Freshman of the Year. Omari Spellman would have likely contended for the award had he been eligible.

The conference also announced the All-Big East preseason teams:

1st Team

  • Josh Hart (Player of the Year)
  • Maurice Watson
  • Edmond Sumner
  • Kelan Martin
  • Trevon Bluiett
  • Kris Jenkins

2nd Team

  • Billy Garrett Jr.
  • Khadeen Carrington
  • Isaac Copeland
  • Angel Delgado
  • Luke Fischer

Honorable Mention

  • Jalen Brunson
  • Marcus Foster
  • L.J. Peak