FORT WORTH – Sophomore guard Mike Miles was named to the Preseason All-Big 12 Team on Wednesday.
GoFrogs: Miles Named Preseason All-Big 12
FORT WORTH – Sophomore guard Mike Miles was picked an honorable mention selection to the Preseason All-Big 12 Team on Wednesday.
Selected by the conference head coaches, Miles was recognized after an impressive freshman year in which he averaged 13.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists. The Highland Hills, Texas native was named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team and was All-Big 12 Honorable Mention in March.
This past summer, Miles led USA's U19 Team to the gold medal at the FIBA World Cup in Latvia. Miles started six of seven games and averaged 9.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.9 assists.
Matthew Mayer (Baylor), Ochai Agbaji (Kansas), Remy Martin (Kansas), David McCormack (Kansas), Marcus Carr (Texas) and Terrence Shannon Jr. (Texas Tech) were named Preseason All-Big 12. Joining Miles as honorable mention were James Akinjo (Baylor), Avery Anderson (Oklahoma State), Moussa Cisse (Oklahoma State), Andrew Jones (Texas), Tre Mitchell (Texas) and Taz Sherman (West Virginia).
Martin was the Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year. Carr was the Big 12 Preseason Newcomer of the Year and Kendall Brown of Baylor was the Big 12 Preseason Freshman of the Year.
Led by Jamie Dixon in his sixth season as head coach, TCU returns four from last season's team and welcomes eight newcomers. The Horned Frogs begin the season at home against McNeese State on Nov. 11. Season tickets are on sale now by visiting GoFrogs.com.