Two players with local ties earned Pac-10 All-Freshman team honors on Monday, including one lights-out shooter for the Washington Huskies. C.J. Wilcox, fresh off his 24-point second half performance on Thursday against the USC Trojans, was named to the All-Freshman team, listed among the Pac-10’s brightest young stars. UCLA’s Josh Smith was also named to the All-Freshman team after making an immediate impact for the Bruins.
The full All-Freshman team includes players from five different teams. Only Stanford was represented twice, with Anthony Brown and Dwight Powell both making the cut. The full list, from the Pac-10 website, is below.
Anthony Brown STAN
Allen Crabbe CAL
Maurice Jones USC
Dwight Powell STAN
Joshua Smith UCLA
C.J. Wilcox WASH
Ross and Wilcox join four other players from Washington and WSU earning Pac-10 honors, with Matthew Bryan-Amaning, Isaiah Thomas and Klay Thompson earning first-team honors and DeAngelo Casto earning second-team honors.
Washington and Washington State are headed to Los Angeles for the Pac-10 Tournament this week with an automatic NCAA Tournament bid on the line.. For more on the Huskies and Cougars, check out SB Nation’s UW Dawg Pound and CougCenter.
Stay with out college basketball awards StoryStream as we continue to update all the awards handed out on Monday.