In a preseason poll conducted by BIG EAST coaches, Creighton basketball was picked to finish fifth in the conference. The results were announced Wednesday morning as a part of the annual BIG EAST Media Day at Madison Square Garden.
The Jays will look to match or exceed their preseason standings for the fifth-straight season.
Senior guard Marcus Foster was selected to the Preseason All-BIG EAST First Team, while junior guard Khyri Thomas was given Preseason All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention honors.
The Jays open the regular-season with a Nov. 10 matchup against Yale. We will have a full rundown from Creighton's opening media day Thursday afternoon.
Here's the full preseason BIG EAST Preseason Coaches' Poll:
- Villanova (8) 80
- Seton Hall (1) 71
- Xavier (1) 63
- Providence 59
- Creighton 48
- St. John’s 36
- Marquette 34
- Butler 32
- Georgetown 15
- DePaul 12