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Dustin Johnston Mitch McGary hasn’t touched the floor since practice began this fall but was named to the Associated Press Preseason All-American team along with Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott, Russ Smith and Andrew Wiggins. The decision has been questioned by some so we took sides. Joe Stapleton argues that McGary is overrated while I argue his case for making the team. All-American Apprehension by Joe Stapleton I caught some flak on Twitter Monday night for calling the AP’s selection of Mitch McGary as a preseason first-team All-American “bizarre.” While “bizarre” may have been a bit too strong a word, I stand by my perplexity at the choice. I’m not saying it was necessarily the wrong decision, just that it seemed arbitrary to me. The award is obviously based on potential, but it’s not just that — a player’s body of work matters. Feel free to point to the selection of Andrew Wiggins on this year’s team, but remember that he is only the second freshman since the AP started picking th...
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