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

2 thoughts on “Big East Preseason Polls Recognize Pioneers”

  1. Will Georgetown hand DU its first ever Big East loss? I’d say probably not. however, if 12th ranked Gtown is having a good early season, the April 2 match-up will be the first high profile Big East game ever.

  2. Will Georgetown hand DU its first ever Big East loss? I’d say probably not. however, if 12th ranked Gtown is having a good early season, the April 2 match-up will be the first high profile Big East game ever.

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