Big East Preseason Polls Recognize Pioneers

Preseason Coaches’ Poll
1. Denver – 25 pts. (5)
2. Georgetown – 21 pts. (1)
3. Marquette – 16 pts.
4. Villanova – 13 pts.
5. Providence – 8 pts.
6. St. John’s – 7 pts.

2016 Preseason All-Big East Team and Awards

Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
Connor Cannizzaro, Denver, Jr., A^

Preseason Co-Defensive Players of the Year
Liam Byrnes, Marquette, Grad Student, LSM
Christian Burgdorf, Denver, Jr. D

Preseason All-Big East *
Nick Marrocco, Georgetown, So., GK ^
Connor Cannizzaro, Denver, Jr., A^
Eric DeJohn, St. John’s, Sr., A^
Craig Berge, Georgetown, So., M
Conor Gately, Marquette, Sr., A^
Peter Conley, Georgetown, Jr., M ^
Zach Miller, Denver, Jr., M ^
Kyle Whitlow, Marquette, R-Sr., M ^
Christian Burgdorf, Denver, Jr., D ^
B.J. Grill, Marquette, Grad Student, D ^
Jarrod Neumann, Providence, Jr., D ^
Liam Byrnes, Marquette, Grad Student, LSM ^
Trevor Baptiste, Denver, So., FOS ^

Big dates to remember include the start of League play April 2 with Denver (#1) at Georgetown (#2). The 2016 Big East Championship will be hosted by Denver, May 5 and May 7.
^ denotes unanimous selection