College basketball season is just over a month away, and today the Big 12 released their preseason accolades. Two Mountaineers received recognition, with Jevon Carter and Daxter Miles being listed as honorable mentions on the All Big-12 team.
Unlike other conferences, the Big 12 only has one all-conference team, so being named an honorable mention is actually a pretty big deal.
Here's the full list of awards:
Preseason Player of the Year: Monte Morris, Iowa State
Preseason Newcomer of the Year: Manu Lecomte, Baylor
Preseason Freshman of the Year: Josh Jackson, Kansas
Preseason All Big-12 Team:
- Jonathan Motley, Baylor
- Monte Morris, Iowa State
- Devonte Graham, Kansas
- Jawun Evans, Oklahoma State
- Frank Mason, Kansas
- Honorable mentions: Jevon Carter (WVU), Daxter Miles (WVU), Josh Jackson (KU), Jordan Woodard (OU), Jarrett Allen (UT)