My Picks for the All-Big East Teams for the 2021-2022 Season

The 2021-2022 college basketball regular season has come to an end and as we look forward to chaos at Madison Square Garden and March Madness, we need to give some Big East players kudos for their play this season. This may have been the hardest season yet to pick which players went on which teams and if you check out my pre-season selections, they weren’t even close to how the season played out. As always, I hate how some leagues choose more than 5 players per team, so I’m sticking with 5 for each, you know, like an actual basketball team.

1st Team

Collin Gillespie (Villanova)

Javon Freeman-Liberty (DePaul)

Justin Moore (Villanova)

Justin Lewis (Marquette)

Jared Bynum (Providence)

2nd Team

Adama Sanogo (UConn)

R.J. Cole (UConn)

Julian Champagnie (St. John’s)

Nate Watson (Providence)

Ryan Hawkins (Creighton)

3rd Team

Jack Nunge (Xavier)

Jared Rhoden (Seton Hall)

Tyrese Martin (UConn)

Noah Horchler (Providence)

Ryan Kalkbrenner (Creighton)

Honorable Mentions: Darryl Morsell (Marquette), Al Durham (Providence), Posh Alexander (St. John’s), Ryan Nembhard (Creighton), Aminu Muhammed (Georgetown), Tyler Kolek (Marquette), David Jones (DePaul), Paul Scruggs (Xavier), & Chuck Harris (Butler)

Player of the Year: Collin Gillespie (Villanova)

Co-Defensive Players of the Year: Justin Minaya (Providence) & Ryan Kalkbrenner (Creighton)

Most Improved Player: Adama Sanogo (UConn)

6th Man of the Year: Jared Bynum (Providence)

Coach of the Year: Ed Cooley (Providence)

Freshman Team:

  • Aminu Mohammed (Georgetown)
  • Jordan Hawkins (UConn)
  • Arthur Kaluma (Creighton)
  • Ryan Nembhard (Creighton) – Big East Freshman of the Year
  • Kam Jones (Marquette)

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