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BIG EAST Media Day 2019-20

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Akinjo on Second Team, Coaches’ poll results, and Ewing quotes coming...

Big East Basketball Media Day Photo by Porter Binks

A day ahead of Hoya Madness on Friday evening, the Georgetown Hoyas and their conference foes all visit Madison Square Garden for the 2019-20 edition of BIG EAST Media Day Thursday morning.

Unlike last year where Patrick Ewing brought two upperclassmen to his home-away-from-home, James Akinjo, Mac McClung, and Omer Yurtseven joined coach

Preseason picks for All-BIG EAST First and Second teams, Freshman of the Year, and Player of the Year followed the Coaches’ Poll. Seton Hall’s Myles Powell earned preseason POY, with the First Team including Marquette’s Marcus Howard. Georgetown fans were happy to see last season’s FoY James Akinjo on the Preseason Second Team.

The coaches have the Hoyas finishing sixth in the BIG EAST:

ESPN also has picked Georgetown to finish sixth, while CBS has the Hoyas finishing seventh.

More to come.