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October 10, 2013

Men's Basketball Collects Numerous Preseason Honors

PRINCETON, N.J. -- Ivy League men's basketball has been the buzz of men's college basketball entering the 2013-14 season with a number of national recognitions and honors:

ATHLON SPORTS
Predicted Order of Finish
1. Harvard

2. Princeton

3. Yale
4. Brown

5. Penn
6. Dartmouth

7. Cornell

8. Columbia


Preseason All-Ivy Team
Siyani Chambers, Harvard (So., G)
Fran Doughtery, Penn (Sr., F)

Sean McGonagill, Brown (Sr., G)
Shonn Miller, Cornell (Jr., F)
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)



Player of the Year
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)

BASKETBALL TIMES
Predicted Order of Finish
1. Harvard
2. Princeton
3. Penn
4. Yale
5. Brown
6. Dartmouth
7. Cornell
8. Columbia

BLUE RIBBON COLLEGE BASKETBALL YEARBOOK
Predicted Order of Finish
1. Harvard
2. Yale
3. Penn
4. Princeton
5. Brown
6. Dartmouth
7. Columbia
8. Cornell

Preseason All-Ivy Team
Denton Koon, Princeton (Jr., F)
Shonn Miller, Cornell (Jr., F)
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)
Miles Jackson-Cartwright, Penn (Sr., G)
Sean McGonagill, Brown (Sr., G)

Player of the Year
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)

Newcomer of the Year
Tavon Blackmon, Brown (Fr., G)

COLLEGEINSIDER.COM
Lou Henson Preseason All-America Team
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)



COLLEGE SPORTS MADNESS
Preseason All-Mid-Major Teams
First Team
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)

Preseason All-Ivy Teams
First Team
Siyani Chambers, Harvard (So., G)
Sean McGonagill, Brown (Sr., G)
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)
Shonn Miller, Cornell (Jr., F)
Gabas Maldunas, Dartmouth (Jr., F/C)

Second Team
Miles Jackson-Cartwright, Penn (Sr., G)
Brandyn Curry, Harvard (Sr., G)
T.J. Bray, Princeton (Sr., G)
Kyle Casey, Harvard (Sr., F)
Rafael Maia, Brown (Jr., C)

Third Team
Laurent Rivard, Harvard (Sr., G)
Alex Mitola, Dartmouth (So., G)
Denton Koon, Princeton (Jr., F)
Steve Moundou-Missi, Harvard (Jr., F)
Justin Sears, Yale (So., F)

Fourth Team
Tony Hicks, Penn (So., G)
Nolan Cressler, Cornell (So., G)
Will Barrett, Princeton (Sr., F)
Fran Doughtery, Penn (Sr., F)
Alex Rosenberg, Columbia (Jr., F)

Coach of the Year
Tommy Amaker, Harvard

Player of the Year
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)

Freshman of the Year
Anthony Dallier, Yale (Fr., G)



LINDY'S SPORTS ANNUALS
Preseason National Rankings
26. Harvard

Predicted Order of Finish
1. Harvard

2. Yale

3. Princeton

4. Brown

5. Penn

6. Dartmouth
7. Cornell

8. Columbia
 


Preseason All-Ivy Teams
First Team
Sean McGonagill, Brown (Sr., G)
Siyani Chambers, Harvard (So., G)
Fran Doughtery, Penn (Sr., F)
Shonn Miller, Cornell (Jr., F)
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)

Second Team
T.J. Bray, Princeton (Sr., G)
Miles Jackson-Cartwright, Penn (Sr., G)
Kyle Casey, Harvard (Sr., F)
Justin Sears, Yale (So., F)
Gabas Maldunas, Dartmouth (Jr., F/C)


Player of the Year
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)
 


Newcomer of the Year
Tavon Blackmon, Brown (Fr., G)


National Top 10 Point Guard
Siyani Chambers, Harvard (So., G)

Best Shooter
Laurent Rivard, Harvard (Sr., G)
 


Best Rebounder
Rafael Maia, Brown (Jr., C)


Best Playmaker
Siyani Chambers, Harvard (So., G)


Best Defender
Shonn Miller, Cornell (Jr., F)
 


Most Versatile
Sean McGonagill, Brown (Sr., G)
 


Best NBA Prospect
Siyani Chambers, Harvard (So., G)

NAISMITH MEMORIAL BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME
Bob Cousy Award Watch List
Siyani Chambers, Harvard (So., G)
Brandyn Curry, Harvard (Sr., G)

NBCSPORTS.COM
Preseason Mid-Major Power Rankings
2. Harvard

Preseason Mid-Major All-America Teams
Second Team
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)

Honorable Mention
Siyani Chambers, Harvard (So., G)

Predicted Order of Finish
1. Harvard
2. Penn
3. Yale
4. Brown
5. Princeton
6. Columbia
7. Cornell
8. Dartmouth

Player of the Year
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)

Four More Names to Know
Siyani Chambers, Harvard (So., G)
Tony Hicks, Penn (So., G)
Shonn Miller, Cornell (Jr., F)
Cedric Kuakumensah, Brown (So., F)

SPORTING NEWS
Predicted Order of Finish
1. Princeton

2. Harvard

3. Yale
4. Brown

5. Penn

6. Cornell

7. Columbia

8. Dartmouth

Preseason All-Ivy Team
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)
Miles Jackson-Cartwright, Penn (Sr., G)
T.J. Bray, Princeton (Sr., G)
Shonn Miller, Cornell (Jr., F)
Siyani Chambers, Harvard (So., G)

Top Player
Wesley Saunders, Harvard (Jr., G/F)

Top Newcomer
Dave Winfield Jr., Penn (Fr., C)

Top Coach
Mitch Henderson, Princeton

USA TODAY
Preseason USA Today/Coaches' Poll
RV. Harvard (28)