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Big 12 preseason men’s basketball awards released

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October 13th, 2021 by Chris Parks

The Big 12 Conference announced it’s 2021-22 men’s basketball preseason awards on Tuesday. The awards are voted on by the conference coaches with no voting for their own athletes allowed.

The preseason poll for teams will be released on Thursday.

Preseason Player of the Year
Remy Martin, Kansas, G, 6-0, 175, Sr., Burbank, Calif.

Preseason Newcomer of the Year
Marcus Carr, Texas, G, 6-2, 195, Sr., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Preseason Freshman of the Year
Kendall Brown, Baylor, G/F, 6-8, 205, Cottage Grove, Minn.

Preseason All-Big 12 Team
-Matthew Mayer, Baylor, G/F, 6-9, 225, Sr., Austin, Texas/Westlake
-Ochai Agbaji, Kansas, G, 6-5, 215, Sr., Kansas City, Mo./Oak Park
-Remy Martin, Kansas, G, 6-0, 175, Sr., Burbank, Calif /Sierra Canyon/Arizona State
-David McCormack, Kansas, F, 6-10, 250, Sr., Norfolk, Va./Oak Hill Academy
-Marcus Carr, Texas, G, 6-2, 195, Sr., Toronto, Ontario, Canada/Montverde Acad./Pittsburgh/Minnesota
-Terrence Shannon, Jr., Texas Tech, G, 6-6, 215, Jr., Chicago, Ill./Lincoln Park
A tie resulted in an extra position on the team.

Honorable Mention (listed alphabetically by school):
James Akinjo (Baylor), Avery Anderson (Oklahoma State), -Moussa Cisse (Oklahoma State), Mike Miles (TCU), Andrew Jones (Texas), Tre Mitchell (Texas), Taz Sherman (West Virginia).