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SALT LAKE CITY - Coaches picked Utah State while the media chose New Mexico State in Western Athletic Conference preseason men's basketball polls Wednesday. Utah State guard Jaycee Carroll was the preseason WAC player of the year.
Coaches chose Utah State to win the WAC, followed by New Mexico State, Nevada, Fresno State and Boise State.
The media picked New Mexico State, followed by Utah State, Nevada, Fresno State and Boise State.
The media and coaches picked four of the same players for their All-WAC teams: Carroll, Marcellus Kemp of Nevada, Reggie Larry of Boise State and Justin Hawkins of New Mexico State.
The coaches also picked Fred Peete of New Mexico State, while the media settled on Kevin Bell of Fresno State.