By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher
The Big 12’s coaches have voted Iowa State’s Royce White as the league’s Preseason Newcomer of the Year.
White, along with fellow newcomer Chris Allen, were voted "honorable mention" for the Preseason All Big 12 Team
The Big 12 announced its individual preseason honors on Thursday afternoon.
Below are other awards that were handed out on Thursday.
Preseason Player of the Year
Perry Jones III, Baylor, F, 6-11, 235, So., Duncanville, Texas/Duncanville
Preseason Newcomer of the Year
Royce White, Iowa State, F, 6-8, 270, So., Minneapolis, Minn./Hopkins/University of Minnesota
Preseason Freshman of the Year
LeBryan Nash, Oklahoma State, G/F, 6-7, 230, Fr., Dallas, Texas/Lincoln
2011-12 Preseason All-Big 12 Team
|Name, School||Pos.||Ht.||Wt.||Class||Hometown/Previou School(s)|
|Perry Jones III, Baylor**||F||6-11||235||So.||Duncanville, Texas/Duncanville|
|Thomas Robinson, Kansas**||F||6-9||237||Jr.||Washington, D.C./Brewster Academy [N.H.]|
|Marcus Denmon, Missouri||G||6-3||185||Sr.||Kansas City, Mo./Hogan Prep|
|J’Covan Brown, Texas||G||6-1||197||Jr.||Port Arthur, Texas/Memorial|
|Khris Middleton, Texas A&M**||F||6-7||210||Jr.||North Charleston, S.C./Porter-Gaud|
Honorable Mention (listed alphabetically by school): Quincy Acy, Baylor; Chris Allen & Royce White, Iowa State; Tyshawn Taylor, Kansas; Laurence Bowers & Ricardo Ratliffe, Missouri; LeBryan Nash, Oklahoma State