KSU's Pullen, KU's Selby earn Big 12 preseason honors

Kansas State guard Jacob Pullen was named Big 12 preseason player of the year by the conference's coaches today.

Kansas guard Josh Selby was named preseason freshman of the year, and forward Ricardo Ratliffe of Missouri was named preseason newcomer of the year.

Pullen's designation is the first time a K-State player has been named Big 12 preseason player of the year.

Pullen was joined on the preseason All-Big 12 team by teammate Curtis Kelly, Kansas' Marcus Morris, Baylor's LaceDarius Dunn and Colorado's Cory Higgins.