KU Hoops: Big 12 Preseason Awards

On Wednesday, the Big 12 announced their preseason basketball awards for the upcoming 2021-22 season. As usual, players on the Kansas basketball team were highly decorated, making up half of the preseason All-Big 12 team.

Remy Martin, a grad transfer from Arizona State, was honored as the Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year. Guard Ochai Agbaji and forward David McCormack both earned All-Big 12 team honors. 

Rounding out the awards, Texas’ Marcus Carr, a transfer from Minnesota, won Big 12 Newcomer of the Year. Baylor guard Kendall Brown was named the Big 12 Preseason Freshman of the Year. 

Joining Martin, Agbaji, and McCormack on the All-Big 12 squad are Baylor forward Matthew Mayer, Texas guard Marcus Carr, and Texas Tech forward Terrence Shannon Jr. A tie resulted in a sixth player being added to the team. 

In addition to these players, there are a number of All-Big 12 Honorable Mentions:

James Akinjo (Baylor)

Avery Anderson (Oklahoma State)

Moussa Cisse (Oklahoma State)

Mike Miles (TCU)

Andrew Jones (Texas)

Tre Mitchell (Texas)

Taz Sherman (West Virginia)

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2021-22 KU Hoops Schedule

DateOpponentLocationTimeTickets
Nov. 3Emporia State (Exhib.)Allen Fieldhouse7 p.m.TICKETS
Nov. 9Michigan StateNew York, N.Y.TBATICKETS
Nov. 12Tarleton StateAllen Fieldhouse7 p.m.TICKETS
Nov. 18Stony BrookAllen Fieldhouse
7 p.m.TICKETS
Nov. 25North Texas (ESPN
Events Invitational)
Orlando, Fla.TBATICKETS
Nov. 26TBD (ESPN
Events Invitational)
Orlando, Fla.TBATICKETS
Nov. 28TBD (ESPN
Events Invitational)
Orlando, Fla.TBATICKETS
Dec. 3St. John's
(Big 12-Big East Battle)
Elmont, N.Y.6 p.m.TICKETS
Dec. 7UTEPKansas City, Mo.7 p.m.TICKETS
Dec. 11MissouriAllen Fieldhouse2:15 p.m.TICKETS
Dec. 18Stephen F. AustinAllen Fieldhouse7 p.m.TICKETS
Dec. 21ColoradoBoulder, Colo.7 p.m.TICKETS
Dec. 29HarvardAllen Fieldhouse7 p.m.TICKETS
Jan. 1TCUAllen Fieldhouse4 p.m.TICKETS
Jan. 4Oklahoma St.Stillwater, Okla.8 p.m.TICKETS
Jan. 8Texas TechLubbock, Tex.3 p.m.TICKETS
Jan. 11Iowa StateAllen Fieldhouse7 p.m.TICKETS
Jan. 15West VirginiaAllen Fieldhouse
12:30 p.m.TICKETS
Jan. 17OklahomaNorman, Okla.TBATICKETS
Jan. 22Kansas State Manhattan, Kan.3 p.m.TICKETS
Jan. 24Texas TechAllen Fieldhouse8 p.m.TICKETS
Jan. 29KentuckyAllen Fieldhouse5 p.m.TICKETS
Feb. 1Iowa StateAmes, Iowa6 p.m.TICKETS
Feb. 5BaylorAllen Fieldhouse3 p.m.TICKETS
Feb. 7TexasAustin, Tex.8 pm.TICKETS
Feb. 12OklahomaAllen Fieldhouse12 p.m.TICKETS
Feb. 14Oklahoma St.Allen Fieldhouse8 p.m.TICKETS
Feb. 19West VirginiaMorgantown, W.V.
7 p.m.TICKETS
Feb. 22Kansas StateAllen Fieldhouse8 p.m.TICKETS
Feb. 26BaylorWaco, Tex.7 p.m.TICKETS
Mar. 1 TCUFort Worth, Tex. 7p.m.TICKETS
Mar. 5TexasAllen Fieldhouse3 p.m.TICKETS
Thursday, March 18-
Friday, March 19
NCAA Tournament
First Round
TBATBA
Saturday, March 20
Sunday, March 21
NCAA Tournament
Second Round
TBATBA
Thursday, March 25
Friday, March 26
NCAA Tournament
Sweet Sixteen
TBATBA
Saturday, March 27
Sunday, March 28
NCAA Tournament
Elite Eight
TBATBA
Saturday, April 3NCAA Tournament
Final Four
Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, Ind.
TBA
Monday, April 5NCAA Tournament
National Championship
Lucas Oil Stadium
Indianapolis, Ind.
TBA

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