Big East Media Days: USF Picked 14th In Big East Coaches Poll

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 08: Shaun Noriega #22, Toarlyn Fitzpatrick #32 and Jarrid Famous #31 of the South Florida Bulls celebrate after defeating the Villanova Wildcats during the first round of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament presented by American Eagle Outfitters at Madison Square Garden on March 8, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

The annual Preseason Big East Coaches Poll is out, and USF ended up near the bottom, landing at 14th place. The Bulls ended up with 43 points in the poll, ahead of only Providence and DePaul. If you guys were wondering, there was a tie at the top with Syracuse and Connecticut each netting 209 points.

And while there weren't any Bulls on the 1st or 2nd team squads, Senior forward Augustus Gilchrist found a spot on the Honorable Mention list. Pitt guard Ashton Gibbs was named Preseason Player of the Year, beating out UConn guard Jeremy Lamb for the honor.

The Full Ballot is below

T-1. UConn (7)        209
T-1. Syracuse (5) 209
3. Louisville (3)        201
4. Pittsburgh (1)      188
5. Cincinnati           169
6. Marquette          155
7. West Virginia      132
8. Villanova            127
9. Notre Dame        114
10. Georgetown      104
11. Rutgers              75
12. St. John’s          71
13. Seton Hall          56
14. USF                   43
15. Providence 40
16. DePaul              27
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