MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University junior guards Jevon Carter and Daxter Miles Jr. were named to the 2016-17 Preseason All-Big 12 Honorable Mention Team, the league office announced today.
Carter and Miles Jr. were two of 10 Big 12 players recognized on the preseason teams. WVU and Kansas were the only two Big 12 teams with multiple players honored on the preseason teams.
The 2016-17 Preseason All-Big 12 Team consisted of Johnathan Motley (Baylor), Monte Morris (Iowa State), Devonte Graham (Kansas), Frank Mason III (Kansas) and Jawun Evans (Oklahoma State). In addition to Carter and Miles Jr., Josh Jackson (Kansas), Jordan Woodard (Oklahoma) and Jarrett Allen (Texas) were recognized on the Honorable Mention Team.
Morris was named the Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year, while Jackson was named the Big 12 Preseason Freshman of the Year. Manu Lecomte of Baylor was selected as the Big 12 Preseason Newcomer of the Year.
The conference preseason poll will be announced on Thursday, Oct. 13.