In a reflection of the gargantuan shoes he’s expected to fill, freshman forward Nerlens Noel received votes for the preseason Associated Press All-American Team on Monday. Obviously, who he’s “replacing” is last year’s national player of the year and first-team All-American Anthony Davis. Noel didn’t actually make the AP All-America Team — Cody Zeller (Indiana), Doug McDermott (Creighton), Isaiah Canaan (Murray State), Deshaun Thomas (Ohio State), C.J. McCollum (Lehigh) and Trey Burke (Michigan) did — but he was one of only two freshmen to receive votes. UCLA’s Shabazz Muhammad was the other.