AP names pre-season All-America team
(AP) — Marcus Paige of North Carolina was the leading vote getter in The Associated Press pre-season All America men’s basketball team. He was named on 58 ballots from the 65-member national media panel.
Louisville’s Montrezl Harrell was the second leading vote getter with 56.
Rounding out the first five are Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor (juh-LIHL’ OH’-kuh-fohr), Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky and Wichita State’s Fred VanVlett.
Okafor is the third freshman in the past five seasons to be named to The AP preseason All-America team.