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The preseason all-Big 12 teams were announced and a pair of Jayhawks were given the honor of being preseason all conference performers. Thomas Robinson was named to the first team and Tyshawn Taylor was an honorable mention selection.
Robinson was one of three unanimous selections, including player of the year pick Perry Jones (Baylor)
The other first teamers were Marcus Demon of Missouri, J'Covan Brown of Texas and Khris Middleton of Texas A&M. For me they got the first teamers correct, or at least there were no obvious errors, but I would have liked to have seen Carl Blair Jr. (Oklahoma) get some honorable mention love, as well as Rodney McGruder, who had a pretty nice little year for K State last year.