Media Day: Delgado, Carrington named to first team; Hall picked second

NEW YORK – Seton Hall was picked second in the pre-season Big East coaches poll while Angel Delgado and Khadeen Carrington were named to the first team.

In addition, senior forward Desi Rodriguez picked up an honorable mention as opposed to making the second team.

Carrington was able to shift up to the first team when Jalen Brunson was picked as the preseason Player of the Year, moving him off of the first team. 

Full honors can be viewed below. Stay tuned for more coverage from the Garden.

Preseason All-BIG EAST first team
Trevon Bluiett, Xavier
Khadeen Carrington, Seton Hall
Angel Delgado, Seton Hall
Marcus Foster, Creighton
Kelan Martin, Butler

Preseason All-BIG EAST second team
Mikal Bridges, Villanova
Rodney Bullock, Providence
Kyron Cartwright, Providence
Markus Howard, Marquette
Marcus LoVett, St. John’s
Shamorie Ponds, St. John’s

Preseason All-BIG EAST honorable mention
J.P. Macura, Xavier
Desi Rodriguez, Seton Hall
Khyri Thomas, Creighton

Preseason BIG EAST Player of the Year
Jalen Brunson, Villanova

Preseason BIG EAST Rookie of the Year
Omari Spellman, Villanova

2017-18 BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Coaches Preseason Poll
1. Villanova (8)
2. Seton Hall (1)
3. Xavier (1)
4. Providence
5. Creighton
6. St. John’s
7. Marquette
8. Butler
9. Georgetown
10. DePaul