Posted On: 09/7/19 2:30 PM

Preseason Player of the Year: 2020 Matt Ockey, Gilbert

Ockey is the best player on what we expect to be the best team in the league, and as such, receives the preseason POY honor. A talented scoring guard capable of getting the job done from all three levels, don't be surprised to see him averaging close to 20 points a game this year for the Tigers. 


First Team

2020 Matt Ockey, Gilbert (15.2 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.3 steals)

A talented scoring guard who will pace the team we expect to be the best in the conference, Ockey's 50 made 3-pointers last year rank second among league returnees. 

2020 Tyler Sansgaard, Nevada (17.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.2 steals, 62 3PM)

Sansgaard is the top returning scorer in the league, and his 62 made 3-pointers are also tops among returnees. If he can improve his overall efficiency (38.2 FG% last year), watch out, as he could become one of 3A's best scorers. 

2020 Cade Balvanz, South Hamilton (10.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 65.5 FG%)

The 6-5 big man was remarkably efficient last year and will need to be dominant this season

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