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Big East coaches tab Cards second, Samuels co-preseason rookie of the year

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Here's the full basket of goodies from Big East Media Day inside Madison Square Garden.

Preseason Coaches' Poll

1. Connecticut (9)- 214
2. Louisville (3) - 205
3. Pittsburgh (3) - 200
4. Notre Dame (1) - 195
5. Villanova - 153
6. Marquette - 146
7. Georgetown - 141
8. Syracuse - 139
9. West Virginia - 121
10. Providence - 99
11. Cincinnati - 91
12. Rutgers - 53
13. Seton Hall - 50
14. St. John's - 44
15. Depaul - 43
16. South Florida - 26

Preseason Big East Player of the Year: Luke Harangody, Notre Dame

Preseason All-Big East Team

*Luke Harangody, Notre Dame
*Sam Young, Pittsburgh
Deonta Vaughn, Cincinnati
A.J. Price, Connecticut
Hasheem Thabeet, Connecticut
DaJuan Summers, Georgetown
Terrence Williams, Louisville
Jerel McNeal, Marquette
Kyle McAlarney, Notre Dame
Jonny Flynn, Syracuse
Scottie Reynolds, Villanova

* = unanimous selection

Preseason All-Big East Honorable Mention

Jeff Adrien, Connecticut
Earl Clark, Louisville
Dominic James, Marquette

Preseason Big East Co-Rookies of the Year

Samardo Samuels, Louisville
Greg Monroe, Georgetown