Villanova, Pa. -
Less than one month after earning one prestigious preseason honor, Villanova junior guard Jalen Brunson adds two more.
The Lincolnshire, Illinois native was named to the Associated Press Preseason All-American Team and to the Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List.
Brunson joins 31 other outstanding players on the Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List.
On the Preseason All-American Team Brunson is joined by Mizzou’s Michael Porter Jr., Michigan State’s Miles Bridges, Notre Dame’s Bonzie Colson, and Arizona’s Allonzo Trier.
Last season Brunson averaged 14.7 points per game and 4.1 assists. The junior captain will help lead Villanova, ranked No. 6 in the Preseason AP Poll released last week into action on Friday when they open the season against Columbia. Tip is set for 8:30 p.m. and will be played at the Wells Fargo Center, Villanova’s home court for the 2017-18 season.
The 2017-18 Villanova Men’s Basketball season is presented by KeyBank.