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Georgetown 5th In Big East Preseason Coaches Poll

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Otto Porter makes All-Big East 1st Team

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It's Big East media day and the coaches' votes are in!

2012-13 Preseason Coaches' Poll

Louisville (14)196
Syracuse 175
Notre Dame (1) 166
Cincinnati 152
Georgetown 136
Pittsburgh 132
Marquette 121
USF 96
Connecticut 83
St. John's 73
Rutgers 63
Villanova 61
DePaul 48
Seton Hall 42
Providence 31
-First-place votes in parentheses


Preseason Player of the Year - Peyton Siva, Louisville

Preseason Rookie of the Year - Steven Adams, Pittsburgh


Preseason All-Big East First Team

Sean Kilpatrick, Cincinnati, G, Jr., 6-4, 221, White Plains, N.Y.

Otto Porter, Georgetown, F, So., 6-8, 205, Sikeston, Mo.

Gorgui Dieng, Louisville, C, Jr., 6-10, 225, Dakar, Senegal

Jack Cooley, Notre Dame, F, Sr., 6-9, 244, Glenview, Ill.

Vincent Council, Providence, G, Sr., 6-2, 180, Brooklyn, N.Y.


Preseason All-Big East Second Team

Shabazz Napier, Connecticut, G, Jr., 6-1, 171, Roxbury, Mass

Cleveland Melvin, DePaul, F, Jr., 6-8, 208, Baltimore, Md.

D'Angelo Harrison, St. John's, G, So., 6-3, 202, Missouri City, Texas

Anthony Collins, USF, So., G, 6-1, 175, Houston, Texas

Brandon Triche, Syracuse, G, Sr., 6-4, 205, Jamesville, N.Y.


Preseason Big East Honorable Mention

Chane Behanan, Louisville, F, So., 6-7, 250, Cincinnati, Ohio

Jerian Grant, Notre Dame, G, Jr., 6-5, 185, Bowie, Md.

Tray Woodall, Pittsburgh, G, Sr., 5-11, 190, Brooklyn, N.Y.

C.J. Fair, Syracuse, F, Jr., 6-8, 212, Baltimore, Md.


In last season's preseason poll, the Hoyas were picked to finish 10th in the Big East and finished tied for 4th.