Georgetown's Austin Freeman named preseason Big East player of the year
Georgetown senior guard Austin Freeman has been named the preseason Big East Conference player of the year and the Hoyas have been picked to finish fourth in the conference (behind Pittsburgh, Villanova and Syracuse) in the coaches' poll.
Freeman, who played at DeMatha, averaged 16.5 points per game and was the Big East leader among guards in field-goal percentage (52.5) last year. He was fourth in the league in free-throw shooting (85.6 percent).
Georgetown guard Chris Wright (St. John's High) was named to the second team.
| October 20, 2010; 10:11 AM ET
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