Turiaf, Morrison Receive More Honors

March 22, 2005

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Gonzaga University senior Ronny Turiaf and sophomore Adam Morrison have been named to the Basketball Times All-West Coast team.

Basketball Times named University of Utah 7-0 sophomore Andrew Bogut its Player of the Year and University of Illinois Bruce Weber its Coach of the Year. Georgetown University forward Jeff Green is BT's freshman of the year.

Turiaf was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year and Morrison was a first-team selection as the duo helped Gonzaga to a fifth straight regular-season title, a sixth WCC Tournament title in the past seven years and to a seventh straight trip to the NCAA Tournament. Gonzaga lost in the second round to Texas Tech University last Saturday.

Bogut, the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year, averaged 20.7 points and 12.3 rebounds while leading the Utes to the Mountain West's regular-season title and to a Sweet 16 appearance.

Under Weber, the Illini were ranked No. 1 nationally for most of the season and were unbeaten until their last regular-season game of the year.

Other first team All-Americans included 6-0 sophomore Chris Paul (14.9 ppg, 6.6 apg) of Wake Forest University, 6-2 Ronald Ross (17.0 ppg, 5.3 rpg) of Texas Tech, 6-4 junior J.J. Redick (22.8 ppg) of Duke University and 6-9 Wayne Simien (20.2, 11.1) of the University of Kansas.

The second team consists of 6-0 junior Dee Brown (13.4 ppg, 4.5 apg) of Illinois, 6-5 senior Eddie Basden (15.3 ppg, 8.4 rpg) of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, 6-9 junior Sean May (15.9 ppg, 10.7 rpg) of the University of North Carolina, 6-8 junior Ike Diogu (22.4 ppg, 9.7 rpg) of Arizona State University and 6-11 senior Channing Frye (15.8 ppg, 7.4 rpg) of the University of Arizona.

BT's third team: 5-9 junior Nate Robinson (16.7 ppg) of the University of Washington, 6-3 senior Luther Head (15.8 ppg) of Illinois, 6-8 senior Hakim Warrick (21.4 ppg, 8.5 rpg) of Syracuse University, 6-8 senior Danny Granger (19.0 ppg, 8.8 rpg) of the University of New Mexico and 6-9 junior Shelden Williams (15.6 ppg, 11.2 rpg) of Duke.

Basketball Times All-Region Picks

All-West Coast
Seamus Boxley, 6-7, F, Sr, Portland St. (20.6, 8.1) Adam Morrison, 6-8, F, Soph., Gonzaga (18.5) Tre Simmons, 6-5, G, Sr., Washington (16.3) Dijon Thompson, 6-7, F, Sr., UCLA (18.3, 8.0) Ronny Turiaf, 6-10, F, Sr., Gonzaga (16.1, 9.3) Coach - Lorenzo Romar, Washington

All-Northeast
Keydren Clark, 5-9, G, Jr., St. Peter's (25.8, 4.1 apg) Taylor Coppenrath, 6-9, F, Sr, Vermont (25.7, 8.9) Jared Dudley, 6-7, F, Soph., Boston College (16.3) Ryan Gomes, 6-7, F, Sr., Providence (21.6, 8.2) Juan Mendez, 6-8, F, Sr., Niagara (23.6, 10.5) Coach - Al Skinner, Boston College

All-Mid-Atlantic
Raymond Felton, 6-1, G, Jr., UNC, (12.7, 6.9 apg) Julius Hodge, 6-7, G-F, Sr., NC State (17.0, 6.8 rpg) Alex Loughton, 6-9, F, Jr., Old Dominion (13.9, 8.1) Rashad McCants, 6-4, G-F, Jr., UNC (15.8) Eric Williams, 6-9, C, Jr., Wake Forest (16.0, 7.7) Coach - Mike Krzyzewski, Duke

All-South
Brandon Bass, 6-8, F, Soph., LSU (17.1, 9.0) Jarrett Jack, 6-3, G, Jr., Ga. Tech (15.5, 4.4 apg) Bo McCalebb, 6-0, G, Soph., New Orleans (22.6) Paul Millsap, 6-8, F-C, Soph., La. Tech (20.4, 12.4) Lawrence Roberts, 6-9, F, Sr., Miss. State (16.7, 10.9) Coach -Rick Pitino, Louisville

All-Midlands
Joey Graham, 6-7, F, Sr., Oklahoma State (18.1) Taj Gray, 6-9, F, Jr., Oklahoma (14.5, 7.8) Michael Harris, 6-6, F, Sr., Rice (20.6, 11.7) John Lucas, 5-11, G, Sr., Oklahoma State (18.1) Omar Thomas, 6-5, F, Sr., UTEP (20.4, 6.8) Coach - Bobby Knight, Texas Tech

All-Mideast
Alan Anderson, 6-6, G-F, Sr., Mich. State (13.6, 5.4) Darren Brooks, 6-3, G, Sr., So. Ill. (15.0, 4.3 apg) Travis Diener, 6-1, G, Sr., Marquette (19.7, 7.0) Mike Wilkinson, 6-8, F, Sr., Wisconsin (14.3, 7.3) Deron Williams, 6-3, G, Jr., Illinois (12.2, 6.5 apg) Coach - Chris Lowery, Southern Illinois

All-Rockies
Odartey Blankson, 6-7, F, Sr., UNLV (17.7, 8.2) Nick Fazekas, 6-11, F, Soph., Nevada (21.4, 9.4) Yemi Nicholson, 6-10, C, Jr., Denver (18.1, 8.4) Spencer Nelson, 6-8, F. Sr., Utah State (16.4, 8.1) Salim Stoudamire, 6-1, G, Sr., Arizona (18.4) Coach - Mark Fox, Nevada

All-Freshman (First Team)
Aaron Bruce, 6-2, G, Baylor (18.2, 3.8 apg) Daniel Gibson, 6-2, G, Texas (14.2, 3.9 apg) Jeff Green, 6-8, F, Georgetown (13.1, 6.8 rpg) Marvin Williams, 6-9, F, N. Carolina (11.2, 6.4 rpg) Darius Washington, 6-2, G, Memphis (15.2, 3.7 apg) Rookie Coach - Mark Fox, Nevada

All-Freshman (Second Team)
C.J. Anderson, 6-6, G-F, Manhattan (16.1, 8.6 rpg) Jaycee Carroll, 6-2, G, Utah State (14.7) Glen Davis, 6--9, F, LSU (13.4, 8.7) Toney Douglas, 6-1, G, Auburn (16.9) Rudy Gay., 6-9, F, Connecticut (11.9, 5.6 rpg)

 

 

Twitter Logo
  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago
Instagram Logo
Facebook Logo
Annual Report 10_17_App_Promo_Icon ZAG_Promo_Icon Numerica Resume Book theW.tv Varsity Club University Kids Club
» «