Former FM Marcus star Marcus Smart earns Big 12 preseason hoops honor

Posted Thursday, Oct. 03, 2013  comments  Print Reprints

Have more to add? News tip? Tell us

Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart was named the Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year by league coaches. Smart, who attended Flower Mound Marcus High School, is one of two Cowboys on the All-Big 12 preseason team. Teammate and fellow OSU guard Markel Brown was also selected to the team. Smart is just the second Big 12

Kansas forward Tarik Black, a transfer from Memphis, was named the league’s preseason Newcomer of the Year. Two Baylor players, including former Arlington Grace Prep star Isaiah Austin, were also selected. Baylor forward Cory Jefferson, Iowa State forward Melvin Ejim and Kansas freshman guard Andrew Wiggins were all named to the team. Wiggins was also named the preseason Freshman of the Year.

Stefan Stevenson, 817-390-7760 Twitter: @FollowtheFrogs

Looking for comments?

We welcome your comments on this story, but please be civil. Do not use profanity, hate speech, threats, personal abuse, images, internet links or any device to draw undue attention. Our policy requires those wishing to post here to use their real identity.

Our commenting policy | Facebook commenting FAQ | Why Facebook?

Monday, July 28Full Scoreboard
San Diego0Final | Box
Atlanta «2
Toronto14Bottom 9th | Box
Boston1@theBallpark | TV: SNET, NESN, ESPN
Arizona1Bottom 11th | Box
Cincinnati1@theBallpark | TV: FSN-AZ, FSN-OH
Washington6Bottom 9th | Box
Miami5@theBallpark | TV: MASN, FSN-FL
Philadelphia1Final | Box
NY Mets «7
Milwaukee1Final | Box
Tampa Bay «2
Colorado1Top 8th | Box
Chicago Cubs2@theBallpark | TV: ROOT-RM, CSN-CHI
NY Yankees2Top 7th | Box
Texas4@theBallpark | TV: YES, FSN-SW
Oakland3Top 7th | Box
Houston7@theBallpark | TV: CSN-CA, CSN-HOU
Pittsburgh0Top 1st | Box
San Francisco0@theBallpark | TV: ROOT-PIT, NBC Bay Area
Full Scoreboard
Monday, July 28Full Scoreboard
No games today
Full Scoreboard
Monday, July 28Full Scoreboard
No games today
Full Scoreboard