AP Preseason All-America Team

November 8th, 2006

UNC's Tyler Hansbrough just edged out Joakim Noah at the top overall vote-getter in the The Associated Press' 2006-07 Preseason All-America team voting. The First Team is included below with school, height, weight, year and votes from a 72-member national media panel. (2005-06 statistics in parentheses):

Tyler Hansbrough North Carolina 6-9 so. - 65 Votes
(18.9 ppg, 7.8 rpg, 57.0 fg pct.)

Joakim Noah Florida 6-11 jr. - 64 Votes
(14.2 ppg, 7.1 ppg, 2.4 blocks, 62.7 fg pct.)

Ronald Steele Alabama 6-3 jr. - 55 Votes
(14.3 ppg, 4.3 apg, 41.2 three-pt. fg pct., 1.5 steals)

Glen Davis LSU 6-9 jr. - 51 Votes
(18.6 ppg, 9.7 rpg, 1.3 steals)

Brandon Rush Kansas 6-6 so. - 26 Votes
(13.5 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 47.2 three-pt. fg pct.)

Others receiving votes (alphabetical): Arron Afflalo, UCLA; Morris Almond, Rice; Corey Brewer, Florida; Jared Dudley, Boston College; Nick Fazekas, Nevada; Nate Funk, Creighton; Aaron Gray, Pittsburgh; Jeff Green, Georgetown; Paul Harris, Syracuse; Al Horford, Florida; Jarrius Jackson, Texas Tech; Dominic James, Marquette; Acie Law, Texas A&M; Chris Lofton, Tennessee; Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, UCLA; Josh McRoberts, Duke; Greg Oden, Ohio State; Mustafa Shakur, Arizona; Sean Singletary, Virginia; D.J. Strawberry, Maryland; Curtis Sumpter, Villanova; Alando Tucker, Wisconsin; Julian Wright, Kansas.