The Big East might have had an Orange tint this season, but a pair of Marquette players headed the all-conference team announced Sunday.
Marquette seniors Jae Crowder and Darius Johnson-Odom were the only teammates on the first-team All-Big East squad. They were joined by Connecticut sophomore Jeremy Lamb, Georgetown's Jason Clark, West Virigina's Kevin Jones, and Kris Joseph from the Big East champion and second-ranked Syracuse Orange.
The conference will announce its awards for player of the year, coach of the year and rookie of the year Tuesday.
Crowder, a favorite to earn the league's player of the year honors, was the only unanimous pick, after averaging 18 points and 8.3 rebounds per game in the conference.
Jones led the conference in scoring with 19 points and rebounding with 10.9 per game.
Syracuse's Scoop Jardine joined fellow senior Jordan Theodore of Seton Hall on the second team, along with juniors Maalik Wayns of Villanova and Notre Dame's Jack Cooley. Cincinnati sophomore Sean Kilpatrick rounded out the second team.
West Virginia's Darryl Bryant, Providence's Vincent Council, Seton Hall's Herb Pope, Henry Sims of Georgetown and Syracuse sophomore Dion Waiters.
The conference's all-rookie team featured: D'Angelo Harrison and Moe Harkless (St. John's), Andre Drummond (Connecticut), Jerian Grant (Notre Dame), LaDontae Henton (Providence), Anthony Collins (South Florida) and Chane Behanan (Louisville).
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