Every year the Big East conference will recognize a team or athletic department for their commitment to social justice in memory of the late Georgetown head coach John Thompson Jr.
After a rough finish to Georgetown's 2019-20 campaign, the Hoyas are projected to finish last in the Big East this season.
Villanova is the pick to win the Big East again, according to the league's coaches. The Wildcats, who shared the regular-season title last year with Creighton and Seton Hall, received nine first-place votes on Wednesday. It's the sixth time in the past seven seasons that Jay Wright's squad was predicted to win the conference.