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Bob Cousy

Providence Guard Kris Dunn Of New London Is Big East Preseason Player Of The Year

Providence College junior guard Kris Dunn of New London was named the Big East Preseason Player of the Year at the conference's annual media day Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.

Dunn, a 6-foot-4 junior guard, is on numerous preseason All-America teams and is on the watch list for the Bob Cousy Award, which goes to the nation's top point guard.

Last season Dunn averaged 15.2 points, 5.6 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 2.7 steals. He was the first Providence player to earn the Big East Player of the Year honor and the first guard in the history of the league to win Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year honors. Dunn was third in the nation in assists and steals per...