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Murray State point guard Isaiah Canaan has received one of likely many preseason honors this week, being named a 2nd team preseason All-American by Sporting News this week.

Canaan was one of four players in non-major conferences to be named to one of the 3 preseason All-American teams, joining Doug McDermott, (1st team, Creighton) C.J. McCollum, (1st team, Lehigh) and Jamaal Franklin (3rd team, San Diego State)

The full list of preseason All-Americans is attached below.

Isaiah Canaan comes down with a rebound during Murray State’s 3rd round NCAA Tournament game against Marquette / Photo Courtesy: Getty Images

First Team

Cody Zeller, Indiana, C, 7-0/240, Soph. (SN’s preseason player of the year)

Doug McDermott, Creighton, F, 6-8/220, Jr.

James Michael McAdoo, North Carolina, PF, 6-9/230, Soph.

Deshaun Thomas, Ohio State, F, 6-7/215, Jr.

C.J. McCollum, Lehigh, PG, 6-3/190, Sr.

Second Team

Shabazz Muhammad, UCLA, G/F, 6-6/225, Fr.

C.J. Leslie, NC State, PF, 6-9/200, Jr.

Isaiah Canaan, Murray State, PG, 6-1/195, Sr.

Michael Dixon, Missouri, G, 6-1/190, Sr.

Alex Poythress, Kentucky, SF, 6-7/215, Fr.

Third Team

Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State, G/F, 6-5/195, Jr.

B.J. Young, Arkansas, SG, 6-3/180, Soph.

Peyton Siva, Louisville, PG, 6-0/180, Sr.

Trey Burke, Michigan, PG, 6-0/190, Soph.

Adonis Thomas, Memphis, F, 6-7/252, Soph.


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Predicting the OVC race…in mid-December

2016-17 Basketball Standings

OVCOverall

EAST

Belmont8-014-4
Morehead State6-310-12
Tennessee Tech5-39-14
Jacksonville State5-413-11
Tennessee State4-413-8
Eastern Kentucky2-69-14

WEST

UT Martin5-315-8
Murray State5-311-11
SEMO5-310-13
Austin Peay3-57-15
Eastern Illinois1-79-12
SIUE0-85-17
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