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Seton Hall picked 8th in Big East preseason coaches poll

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Fuquan Edwin has been named to the 2013 Big East Preseason All-Big East Second Team
Fuquan Edwin has been named to the 2013 Big East Preseason All-Big East Second Team
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As released this morning at the 2013 Big East Media Day, Seton Hall has been pegged at 8th in the Big East by the coaches of the conference. Senior wing Fuquan Edwin received second team preseason All-Big East accolades while Rysheed Jordan of St. John's has been named the Big East Preseason Rookie of the Year. Not surprisingly, All-American Doug McDermott was named Big East Preseason Player of the Year.

2013 Big East Pre-season Coaches Poll:

(First place votes in parentheses)

1. Marquette, 74 points (5)

2. Georgetown, 70 (2)

3. Creighton, 61 (1)

4. Villanova, 58

5. St. John's, 56 (2)

6. Providence, 41

7. Xavier, 38

8. Seton Hall, 20

9. Butler, 19

10. DePaul, 13

Preseason All-Big East First Team

Markel Starks, Georgetown (Sr., G)

Davante Gardner, Marquette (Sr., F)

Bryce Cotton, Providence (Sr., G)

D'Angelo Harrison, St. John's (Jr., G)

Semaj Christon, Xavier (So., G)

Second Team

Cleveland Melvin, DePaul (Sr., F)

Jamil Wilson, Marquette (Sr., F)

JaKarr Sampson, St. John's (So., F)

Fuquan Edwin, Seton Hall (Sr., G/F)

Ryan Arcidiacono, Villanova (So., G)

JayVaughn Pinkston, Villanova (Jr., F)

Preseason All-Big East Honorable Mentions:

Kadeem Batts, Providence (Sr., F)

Chris Obkepa, St. John's (So., C)

Poll & team info copied from here.