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Georgetown, Hibbert tabbed as Big East's best by bloggers

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Before the start of each season, the Big East Basketball Report organizes a vote among the Big East blogs in order to come up with a preseason power poll and awards list. This year's panel consisted of 19 voters, and here's what they came up with:

Power Poll

1) Georgetown (13): 282 pts. Hi: 1st. Low: 3rd.
2) Louisville (5): 274 pts. Hi: 1st. Low: 3rd.
3) Marquette: 243 pts. Hi: 3rd. Low: 5th.
4) Syracuse: 206 pts. Hi: 3rd. Low: 8th.
5) Pittsburgh (tie): 200 pts. Hi: 3rd. Low: 10th.
5) Villanova (tie): 200 pts. Hi: 2nd. Low: 8th.
7) Connecticut: 195 pts. Hi: 3rd. Low: 10th.
8) Providence: 165 pts. Hi: 4th. Low: 10th.
9) Notre Dame: 154 pts. Hi: 5th. Low: 12th
10) West Virginia: 142 pts. Hi: 4th. Low: 11th.
11) Seton Hall: 98 pts. Hi: 9th. Low: 14th.
12) DePaul: 84 pts. Hi: 9th. Low: 16th.
13) Cincinnati: 82 pts. Hi: 10th. Low: 15th.
14) St. John's: 57 pts. Hi: 10th. Low: 16th.
15) South Florida: 35 pts. Hi: 13th. Low: 16th.
16) Rutgers: 31 pts. Hi: 14th. Low: 16th.

Preseason Player of the Year

Roy Hibbert, Georgetown

All-Big East First-Team

Scottie Reynolds, Villanova
Dominic James, Marquette
Jeff Adrien, Connecticut
Terrence Williams, Louisville
Kentrell Gransbery, South Florida

All-Big East Second-Team

Jerel McNeal, Marquette
Jonathan Wallace, Georgetown
David Padgett, Louisville
Geoff McDermott, Providence
Eric Devendorf, Syracuse

All-Big East Third-Team

Edgar Sosa, Louisville
Levance Fields, Pittsburgh
DaJuan Summers, Georgetown
Eugene Harvey, Seton Hall
Luke Harangody, Notre Dame

All-Big East Fourth-Team

Jerome Dyson, Connecticut
Brian Laing, Seton Hall
Hasheem Thabeet, Connecticut
Wesley Mathews, Marquette
Derrick Caracter, Louisville

Freshman of the Year

Donte Greene, Syracuse

All-Big East Freshmen First-Team

Jonny Flynn, Syracuse
Austin Freeman, Georgetown
Corey Fisher, Villanova
Mac Koshwal, DePaul
Corey Stokes, Villanova

All-Big East Freshmen Second-Team

DeJuan Blair, Pittsburgh
Dar Tucker, DePaul
Corey Chandler, Rutgers
Chris Wright, Georgetown
Justin Burrell, St. John's

All-Big East Freshmen Third-Team

Anthony McClain, Cincinnati
Jeremy Hazell, Seton Hall
Mike Davis, Seton Hall
Rick Jackson, Syracuse
Donell Beverly, Connecticut

And in the spirit of full disclosure, here is what my ballot looked like:

Power Poll

1. Georgetown
2. Louisville
3. Pittsburgh
4. Marquette
5. Connecticut
6. Notre Dame
7. Syracuse
8. Villanova
9. West Virginia
10. Providence
11. Seton Hall
12. Depaul
13. St. John's
14. South Florida
15. Cincinnati
16. Rutgers

Player of the Year

Roy Hibbert, Georgetwon

All-Big East First-Team

Dominic James, Marquette
Geoff McDermott, Providence
Jeff Adrien, Connecticut
Scottie Reynolds, Villanova
Terrence Williams, Louisville

All-Big East Second-Team

Jerel McNeal, Marquette
Jonathan Wallace, Georgetown
David Padgett, Louisville
Kentrell Gransberry, South Florida
Eugene Harvey, Seton Hall

All-Big East Third-Team

Rob Kurz, Notre Dame
Edgar Sosa, Louisville
Donte Greene, Syracuse
Weyinmi Efejuku, Providence
Eric Devendorf, Syracuse

Freshman of the Year

Donte Greene, Syracuse

All-Big East Freshmen First-Team

Johnny Flynn, Syracuse
Corey Fisher, Villanova
Mac Koshwal, Depaul
Austin Freeman, Georgetown
Chris Wright, Georgetown

All-Big East Freshmen Second-Team

Corey Stokes, Villanova
Corey Chandler, Rutgers
Dar Tucker, Depaul
Justin Burrell, St. John's
Dejuan Blair, Pittsburgh