There was not one Kentucky Basketball player on the newly released preseason AP All American team.
Nerlens Noel did receive votes, as did Louisville’s Peyton Siva, Florida’s Kenny Boynton, and Missouri’s Phil Pressey.
The Associated Press’ 2012-13 preseason All-American team, with school, height, year and votes from a 65-member national media panel (key 2011-12 statistics in parentheses):
Cody Zeller, Indiana, 7-0, sophomore, 64 votes (15.6 ppg, 6.6 rpg, 62.3 fg pct)
Doug McDermott, Creighton, 6-8, 62 (22.9 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 60.1 fg pct, 48.6 3-pt fg pct)
Isaiah Canaan, Murray State, 6-1, senior, 43 (19.0 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 3.6 apg, 45.6 3-pt fg pct)
Deshaun Thomas, Ohio State, 6-7, junior, 26 (15.9 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 52.0 fg pct)
C.J. McCollum, Lehigh, 6-3, senior, 16 (21.9 ppg, 6.5 rpg, 3.5 apg, 81.1 ft pct, 2.6 steals)
Trey Burke, Michigan, 6-0, sophomore, 16 (14.8 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 4.6 apg)
Others receiving votes (alphabetical): Kenny Boynton, Florida; Lorenzo Brown, North Carolina State; Aaron Craft, Ohio State; Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State; Solomon Hill, Arizona; Pierre Jackson, Baylor; C.J. Leslie, North Carolina State; James Michael McAdoo, North Carolina; Tony Mitchell, North Texas; Mike Mose, UNLV; Shabazz Muhummad, UCLA; Nerlens Noel, Kentucky; Otto Porter, Georgetown; Phil Pressey, Missouri; Peyton Siva, Louisville; Michael Snaer, Florida State; Jeff Withey, Kansas