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Jenkins Wins Sportsmanship Award

The Big East Conference handed out its postseason awards Tuesday, and Louisville's Brandon Jenkins was tabbed as the league's Sportsmanship Award winner. Jenkins has played through pain this season while recovering a broken leg he suffered in August.

While I love that Jenks is being honored in his senior season, I think it's kind of hilarious that the guy who probably talks the most shit on the team is the Big East's Sportsmanship Award recipient. Congrats BJ, and keep it up. AJ Price is your bitch.

Expectedly, Georgetown's Jeff Green was named Player of the Year and Villanova's Scottie Reynolds took home Freshman of the Year honors. Marquette steal king Jerel McNeal was named Defensive Player of the Year, and Notre Dame's Mike Brey beat our Rick Pitino for Coach of the Year.

Also handing out postseason awards on Tuesday was the Big East blogosphere. Special thanks to the Big East Basketball Report for organizing this.

The full list of awards and honors go as follows:

BIG EAST PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Jeff Green, Georgetown

All-Big East 1st Team:
Herbert Hill, Providence
Demetris Nichols, Syracuse
Roy Hibbert, Georgetown
Aaron Gray, Pittsburgh
Curtis Sumpter, Villanova

All-Big East 2nd Team:
Dominic James, Marquette
Russell Carter, Notre Dame
Scottie Reynolds, Villanova
Colin Falls, Notre Dame
Jerel McNeal, Marquette

All-Big East 3rd Team:
Frank Young, West Virginia
Kentrell Gransberry, South Florida
Jeff Adrien, Connecticut
Sammy Mejia, DePaul
Terence Williams, Louisville

All-Big East 4th Team:
Sharaud Curry, Providence
Lamont Hamilton, St. John's
Wilson Chandler, DePaul
Levance Fields, Pittsburgh
Brian Laing, Seton Hall

All-Big East Honorable Mention:
Eric Devendorf (SU), David Padgett (UL), Jonathan Wallace (GT), Geoff McDermott (PC)

BIG EAST FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR:
Scottie Reynolds (Villanova)

All-Big East Freshman 1st Team:
Eugene Harvey (Seton Hall)
Jerome Dyson (Connecticut)
Luke Harangody (Notre Dame)
Edgar Sosa (Louisville)
De'Sean Butler (West Virginia)

All-Big East Freshman 2nd Team:
Paul Harris (Syracuse)
Deonta Vaughn (Cincinnati)
DaJuan Summers (Georgetown)
Hasheem Thabeet (Connecticut)
Tory Jackson (Notre Dame)

All-Big East Freshman 3rd Team:
Derrick Caracter (Louisville)
Lazar Hayward (Marquette)
Chris Howard (South Florida)
Jerry Smith (Louisville)

BIG EAST COACH OF THE YEAR:
Mike Brey, Notre Dame

BIG EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Jerel McNeal, Marquette

For what it's worth Syracuse's Demetris Nichols was choice for Player of the Year, Reynolds was my Freshman of the Year, McNeal my Defensive Player of the Year, and Mike Brey (blasphemy I know) was my coach of the year.