College Basketball All-Conference Teams and More

The college basketball season and all of its excitement is practically upon us. Before the season starts, these are my last-second preseason all-conference teams for the Big Ten, ACC, Big 12, Pac-12, SEC, Big East, AAC, Mountain West, A-10 and West Coast. With Maryland’s move to the Big Ten I thought it would be appropriate to give a bit more information than for the others. For every other conference, you’ll find my first-team from the conference as well as 10 other players you should look out for in the coming season.

BIG TEN

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Caris LeVert

First Team

Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin

Terran Petteway, Nebraska

Yogi Ferrell, Indiana

Sam Dekker, Wisconsin

Caris LeVert, Michigan

Second Team

D.J. Newbill, Penn State

Aaron White, Iowa

Branden Dawson, Michigan State

A.J. Hammons, Purdue

Rayvonte Rice, Illinois

Third Team

D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State

Denzel Valentine, Michigan State

Dez Wells, Maryland

Andre Hollins, Minnesota

DeAndre Mathieu, Minnesota

Player of the Year – Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin

Coach of the Year – Tim Miles, Nebraska

Freshman of the Year – D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State

Defensive Player of the Year – Shannon Scott, Ohio State

Ten Others to Watch – James Blackmon Jr, Indiana; Melo Trimble, Maryland; Derrick Walton Jr., Michigan; Shavon Shields, Nebraska; JerShon Cobb, Northwestern; Myles Mack, Rutgers; Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin; Anthony Lee, Ohio State; Mike Gesell, Iowa; Eron Harris, Michigan State

ACC

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Olivier Hanlan

First Team

Marcus Paige, North Carolina

Montrezl Harrell, Louisville

Jahlil Okafor, Duke

Olivier Hanlan, Boston College

Jerian Grant, Notre Dame

Ten Others to Watch – Rasheed Sulaimon, Duke; Terry Rozier, Louisville; Cody Martin, North Carolina State; Caleb Martin, North Carolina State; Justin Jackson, North Carolina; Trevor Cooney, Syracuse; Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia; Seth Allen, Virginia Tech; Kennedy Meeks, North Carolina; Pat Connaughton, Notre Dame

BIG 12

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Bryce Dejean-Jones

First Team

Juwan Staten, West Virginia

Perry Ellis, Kansas

Georges Niang, Iowa State

Marcus Foster, Kansas State

Kyan Anderson, TCU

Ten Others to Watch – Buddy Hield, Oklahoma; Cliff Alexander, Kansas; Dustin Hogue, Iowa State; Thomas Gipson, Kansas State; Ryan Spangler, Oklahoma; Le’Bryan Nash, Oklahoma State; Myles Turner, Texas; Bryce Dejean-Jones, Iowa State; Cameron Ridley, Texas; Phil Forte III, Oklahoma State

PAC-12

First Team

Stanley Johnson, Arizona

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Arizona

Chasson Randle, Stanford

Joseph Young, Oregon

Josh Scott, Colorado

Ten Others to Watch – Xavier Johnson, Colorado; Delon Wright, Utah; DaVonte Lacy, Washington State; Kaleb Tarczewski, Arizona; Askia Booker, Colorado; Brandon Ashley, Arizona; Norman Powell, UCLA; Jordan Loveridge, Utah; Nigel Williams-Goss, Washington; Tyrone Wallace, California

SEC

First Team

Aaron Harrison, Kentucky

Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky

Jarvis Summers, Mississippi

Antoine Mason, Auburn

Jordan Mickey, LSU

Ten Others to Watch – Bobby Portis, Arkansas; KT Harrell, Auburn; Andrew Harrison, Kentucky; Charles Mann, Georgia; Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky; Michael Qualls, Arkansas; Trey Lyles, Kentucky; Jarell Martin, LSU; Sindarius Thornwell, South Carolina; Damian Jones, Vanderbilt

BIG EAST

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Austin Chatman

First Team

D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera, Georgetown

D’Angelo Harrison, St. John’s

JayVaughn Pinkston, Villanova

LaDontae Henton, Providence

Matt Stainbrook, Xavier

Ten Others to Watch – Darrun Hilliard II, Villanova; Austin Chatman, Creighton; Joshua Smith, Georgetown; Billy Garrett Jr., DePaul; Kellen Dunham, Butler; Isaac Copeland, Georgetown; Isaiah Whitehead, Seton Hall; Tyler Harris, Providence; Rysheed Jordan, St. John’s; Sterling Gibbs, Seton Hall

AAC

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Ryan Boatright

First Team

Ryan Boatright, Connecticut

Shaq Goodwin, Memphis

Nic Moore, SMU

Will Cummings, Temple

Markus Kennedy, SMU

Ten Others to Watch – Quenton DeCosey, Temple; Jonathan Stark, Tulane; Rashad Smith, Tulsa; Calvin Newell, UCF; Jay Hook, Tulane; James Woodard, Tulsa; Louis Dabney, Tulane; Paris Roberts-Campbell, East Carolina; Chris Perry, South Florida; Caleb White, East Carolina

MOUNTAIN WEST

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Winston Shepard

First Team

Anthony Drmic, Boise State

J.J. Avila, Colorado State

Daniel Bejarano, Colorado State

Larry Nance Jr., Wyoming

Marvelle Harris, Fresno State

Ten Others to Watch – Derrick Marks, Boise State; Winston Shepard, San Diego State; Josh Adams, Wyoming; Max Yon, Air Force; Cezar Guerrero, Fresno State; Michael Perez, Nevada; Malik Pope, San Diego State; Jaleel Williams, San Jose State; Rashad Vaughn, UNLV; Kamryn Williams, Air Force

A-10

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Kethan Savage

First Team

Treveon Graham, VCU

Jordan Sibert, Dayton

Cody Lalanne, Massachusetts

E.C. Matthews, Rhode Island

Kevin Larsen, George Washington

Ten Others to Watch – Dyshawn Pierre, Dayton; Jon Severe, Fordham; Kethan Savage, George Washington; Jerrell Wright, La Salle; Kendall Anthony, Richmond; Youssou Ndoye, St. Bonaventure; Patricio Garino, George Washington; Steve Zack, La Salle; DeAndre Bembry, St. Joe’s; Gilvydas Biruta, Rhode Island

WEST COAST

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Kevin Pangos

First Team

Tyler Haws, BYU

Kyle Collinsworth, BYU

Przemek Karnowski, Gonzaga

Kevin Pangos, Gonzaga

Brad Waldow, St. Mary’s

Ten Others to Watch – Johnny Dee, San Diego; Kyle Wiltjer, Gonzaga; Kevin Bailey, Portland; Jared Brownridge, Santa Clara; Gary Bell Jr., Gonzaga; Stacy Davis, Pepperdine; Evan Payne, Loyola Marymount; Brandon Clark, Santa Clara; Thomas van der Mars, Portland; Joe Coleman, St. Mary’s

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Justin co-founded The Left Bench in 2013, and ever since nothing was the same. He is a native of Columbus, Ohio, who has transplanted to the University of Maryland for college. He watches more college basketball than any one person should and is admittedly a 20-year-old curmudgeon.
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Justin co-founded The Left Bench in 2013, and ever since nothing was the same. He is a native of Columbus, Ohio, who has transplanted to the University of Maryland for college. He watches more college basketball than any one person should and is admittedly a 20-year-old curmudgeon.