KU’s Andrew Wiggins headlines All-Big 12 preseason awards

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COURTESY: Big 12 Sports Information

Preseason Player of the Year
Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State, G, 6-4, 220, So., Flower Mound, Texas/Marcus**

Preseason Newcomer of the Year
Tarik Black, Kansas, F, 6-9, 260, Sr., Memphis, Tenn./University of Memphis

Preseason Freshman of the Year
Andrew Wiggins, Kansas, G, 6-8, 200, Fr., Thornhill, Ontario, Canada/Huntington Prep [W. Va.]

2013-14 Preseason All-Big 12 Team

Name, School Pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown/Previous School(s)   
Isaiah Austin, Baylor C 7-1 225 So. Arlington, Texas/Grace Preparatory Academy
Cory Jefferson, Baylor F 6-9 220 Sr. Killeen, Texas/Killeen
Melvin Ejim, Iowa State F 6-6 230 Sr. Toronto, Ontario, Canada/Brewster Academy [N.H.]
Andrew Wiggins, Kansas G 6-8 200 Fr. Thornhill, Ontario, Canada/Huntington Prep [W. Va.]
Markel Brown, Oklahoma State G 6-3 190 Sr. Alexandria, La./Peabody
Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State** G 6-4 220 So. Flower Mound, Texas/Marcus

Honorable Mention (listed alphabetically by school):
Perry Ellis and Joel Embiid, Kansas; Shane Southwell, K-State; Michael Cobbins and Le’Bryan Nash, Oklahoma State, Eron Harris, West Virginia

** – Unanimous Selection
A tie in the voting created a six-member preseason team

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