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Jason's Ballot For The Preseason People's Poll

Posted on: October 19, 2012 4:26 pm
Jason'S Top 25 Preseason Ballot for The People's Poll

1. Indiana - Returns everybody but need to play better D. this year.

2. Kentucky - New team new year let's see how good they be.

3. Louisville - Returns almost everybody.

4. NC State - Move over Duke and North Carolina here come NC State to take the ACC.

5. Michgian

6. Florida - Florida will be tough this year will challenge Kentucky.

7. Kansas - Could Kansas return to the NCAA Champonship?

8. Ohio State - 3rd best time in the Big Ten.

9. Syracuse

10. Michigan State

11. North Carolina - Down year for the Tar Heels.

12. Arizona - Return back into the top 25 after a bad year

13. Baylor

14. Duke - Duke not going to be a great team this year.

15. UCLA - Had them at 4 but fell 11 spots due to 2 freshmens still not clear by the NCAA.

16. Memphis

17. San Diego state

18. UNLV - Riverrock third love.

19. Wisconsin

20. Missouri - Welcome to the SEC.

21. Creightion

22. Cincinnati

23. Gonzaga

24. Notre Dame

25. Tennessee - Vols are back and should be good this year.

Player Of The Year: Cody Zeller (Indiana)

Coach of the Year: John Calipari (Kentucky)

1st Team All American

PG: Peyton Siva (Sr) - Louisville
SF: C.J. Leslie (Jr) - NC State
SG: Kenny Boynton (Sr) - Florida
C: Jeff Withey (Sr) - Kansas
PF: Cody Zeller (So) - Indiana

2nd Team All American

PG: Isaiah Canaan (Sr) - Murray State
SF: Christian Walford (Sr) - Indiana
SG: Jamaal Franklin (Jr) - San Diego State
C: Gorgui Dieng (Jr) - Louisville
PF: Narlens Noel (Fr) - Kentucky

3rd Team All American

PG: B.J. Young (So) - Arkansas
SF: Doug McDermott (Jr) - Creighton
SG: Alex Poythress (Fr) - Kentucky
C: Josh Smith (Jr) - UCLA
PF: Jarnell Strokes (So) - Tennessee

Freshmen 1st Team All American

PG: Rodney Purvis - NC State
SF: Marcus Smart - Oklahoma State
SG: Alex Poythress - Kentucky
C: Isaiah Austin - Baylor
PF: Narlens Noel - Kentucky

Freshmen 2nd Team All American

PG: Archie Goodwin - Kentucky
SF: Glenn Robinson III - Michigan
SG: Kris Dunn - Providence
C: Willie Cauley-Stein - Kentucky
PF: Anthony Bennett - UNLV

note: UCLA Freshmen Shabazz Muhammad and Kyle Anderson was not selected on my all american ballot is due to NCAA investigates whether they received extra benefits during their recruitment more like Muhammad won't play and Anderson is unknown.

Freshmen of the Year: Narlens Noel - Kentucky

Final Four Picks: Indiana, Kentucky, Louisville, NC State

National Champions: Kentucky

Category: NCAAB
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