Big East Men’s Basketball Regular Season Awards Announced

Big East Men’s Basketball Regular Season Awards Announced

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Big East Men’s Basketball Regular Season Awards Announced

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The Big East awards were announced on Tuesday night and the All-Conference teams were announced on Monday. UCONN placed 3 players on the teams. Mr. Everything, Jeff Adrien was named to the 2nd team while Jerome Dyson and Hasheem Thabeet were named to the All-Freshman team.

Here is a look at the awards and All-Conference teams:

2006-07 BIG EAST AWARDS

Player of the Year
Jeff Green, Georgetown

Coach of the Year
Mike Brey, Notre Dame

Rookie of the Year
Scottie Reynolds, Villanova

Defensive Player of the Year
Jerel McNeal, Marquette

Most Improved Player
Herbert Hill, Providence

Sportsmanship Award
Brandon Jenkins, Louisville

2006-07 All-BIG EAST First Team

*Jeff Green, Georgetown, Jr., 6-9, 235, Hyattsville, Md.

*Roy Hibbert, Georgetown, Jr., 7-2, 283, Adelphi, Md.

Dominic James, Marquette, So., 5-11, 175, Richmond, Ind.

Russell Carter, Notre Dame, Sr., 6-4, 220, Paulsboro, N.J.

Colin Falls, Notre Dame, Sr., 6-5, 200, Park Ridge, Ill.

*Aaron Gray, Pittsburgh, Sr., 7-0, 270, Emmaus, Pa.

*Herbert Hill, Providence, Sr. 6-10, 240, Kinston, N.C.

Lamont Hamilton, St. John’s, Sr., 6-10, 255, Brooklyn, N.Y.

*Demetris Nichols, Syracuse, Sr., 6-8, 212, Boston, Mass.

Curtis Sumpter, Villanova, Sr., 6-7, 225, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Frank Young, West Virginia, Sr., 6-5, 215, Tallahassee, Fla.

2006-07 All-BIG EAST Second Team

Jeff Adrien, Connecticut, So., 6-7, 238, Brookline, Mass.

Wilson Chandler, DePaul, So. 6-8, 210, Benton Harbor, Mich.

Sammy Mejia, DePaul, Sr., 6-6, 195, Bronx, N.Y.

David Padgett, Louisville, Jr., 6-11, 250, Reno, Nev.

Terrence Williams, Louisville, So., 6-6, 220, Seattle, Wash.

Jerel McNeal, Marquette, So., 6-3, 185, Chicago, Ill.

Levance Fields, Pittsburgh, So., 5-10, 190, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Brian Laing, Seton Hall, Jr., 6-5, 215, Bronx, N.Y.

Kentrell Gransberry, USF, Jr., 6-9, 270, Baton Rouge, La.

Scottie Reynolds, Villanova, Fr., 6-2, 195, Herndon, Va.

2006-07 All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention

Draelon Burns, DePaul, Jr., 6-4, 220, Milwaukee, Wis.

Jonathan Wallace, Georgetown, Jr., 6-1, 188, Harvest, Ala.

Geoff McDermott, Providence, So., 6-7, 240, New Rochelle, N.Y.

Sharaud Curry, Providence, So., 5-10, 165, Gainesville, Ga.

McHugh Mattis, USF, Sr., 6-6, 190, North Lauderdale, Fla.

Eric Devendorf, Syracuse, So., 6-4, 175, Bay City, Mich.

Mike Nardi, Villanova, Sr. 6-2, 170, Linden, N.J.

BIG EAST All-Rookie Team

Deonta Vaughn, Cincinnati, Fr., 6-1, 200, Indianapolis, Ind.

*Jerome Dyson, Connecticut, Fr., 6-3, 190, Rockville, Md.

Hasheem Thabeet, Connecticut, Fr., 7-3, 255, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

DaJuan Summers, Georgetown, Fr., 6-8, 235, Baltimore, Md.

Edgar Sosa, Louisville, Fr., 6-2, 170, New York, N.Y.

Luke Harangody, Notre Dame, Fr., 6-8, 250, Schererville, Ind.

Tory Jackson, Notre Dame, Fr., 5-10, 185, Saginaw, Mich.

*Eugene Harvey, Seton Hall, Fr., 6-0, 165, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Paul Harris, Syracuse, Fr., 6-5, 228, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

*Scottie Reynolds, Villanova, Fr., 6-2, 195, Herndon, Va.

Da’Sean Butler, West Virginia, Fr., 6-7, 205, Newark, N.J.

*denotes unanimous selection

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