The Big East Conference also announced its preseason All-Big East honorees.
Fifth-year senior co-captains Eric Paschall and Phil Booth were both recognized by the conference.
Paschall was named to the preseason All-Big East First Team. Last season, Paschall averaged 10.6 points and 5.3 rebounds through 38 games of action. He was named to the All-NCAA Tournament Final Four team.
As for Booth, he earned Second Team honors. Booth averaged 10.0 points over 33 games.
Here are the preseason All-Big East teams:
Preseason All-Big East First Team
Kamar Baldwin, Butler
Jessie Govan, Georgetown
Markus Howard, Marquette
Alpha Diallo, Providence
Eric Paschall, Villanova
Preseason All-Big East Second Team
Max Strus, DePaul
Sam Hauser, Marquette
Justin Simon, St. John’s
Myles Powell, Seton Hall
Phil Booth, Villanova
Preseason All-Big East Honorable Mention
Martin Krampelj, Creighton
Naji Marshall, Xavier