College Basketball Preview: Preseason All-American Teams

With only a couple of days until the first games of the new college basketball season, here is a look at The Catch and Shoot’s preseason All-American teams.


First Team

Marcus Smart, So., Oklahoma State (15.4 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 4.2 apg, 3.0 spg)

Gary Harris, So., Michigan State (12.9 ppg, 41.1 3P%)

Andrew Wiggins, Fr., Kansas (23.4 ppg, 11.2 rpg)*

Jabari Parker, Fr., Duke (18.4 ppg, 10.4 rpg)*

Doug McDermott, Sr., Creighton (23.2 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 54.8 FG%, 49.0 3P%)


Second Team

Aaron Craft, Sr., Ohio State (10.0 ppg, 4.6 apg, 2.1 spg)

Glenn Robinson III, So., Michigan (11.0 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 57.2 FG%)

Aaron Gordon, Fr., Arizona (21.6 ppg, 15.7 rpg, 3.3 bpg)*

Adreian Payne, Sr., Michigan State (10.5 ppg, 7.6 rpg)

Julius Randle, Fr., Kentucky (32.5 ppg, 22.5 rpg)*


Third Team

Shabazz Napier, Sr., Connecticut (17.1 ppg, 4.6 apg, 2.0 spg)

Jahii Carson, So., Arizona State (18.5 ppg, 5.1 apg)

Russ Smith, Sr., Louisville (18.7 ppg, 2.1 spg)

C.J. Fair, Sr., Syracuse (14.5 ppg, 6.9 rpg)

Mitch McGary, So., Michigan (7.5 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 59.8 FG%)


*High school stats from the 2012-13 season.


Honorable Mentions (in order of consideration)

Tyler Haws, Jr., Brigham Young (21.7 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 38.1 3P%)

Sam Dekker, So., Wisconsin (9.6 ppg, 39.1 3P%)

Willie Cauley-Stein, So., Kentucky (8.3 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 2.1 bpg, 62.1 FG%)

Rasheed Sulaimon, So., Duke (11.6 ppg, 3.4 rpg)

Isaiah Austin, So., Baylor (13.0 ppg, 8.3 rpg)

LaQuinton Ross, Jr., Ohio State (8.3 ppg, 38.9 3P%)

Spencer Dinwiddie, Jr., Colorado (15.3 ppg, 3.0 apg)

P.J. Hairston, Jr., North Carolina (14.6 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 39.6 3P%)

Chane Behanan, Jr., Louisville (9.8 ppg, 6.5 rpg)

Jordan Adams, So., UCLA (15.3 ppg, 2.2 spg)

Cleanthony Early, Sr., Wichita State (13.9 ppg, 5.4 rpg)



Author: Jesse Kramer

Jesse Kramer is the founder of The Catch and Shoot. He's a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He has had work featured on, College Insider, The Comeback/Awful Announcing, and 247Sports.

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