Williams earns first-team kudos; Radenovic and Shakur named honorable mention
In addition, Marcus Williams, Ivan Radenovic and Mustafa Shakur were selected all-conference in voting done by the league’s head coaches. Williams was a first-team selection, while Radenovic and Shakur were honorable mention honorees.
Budinger, a 6-foot-7, 205-pound freshman forward from
He is the fifth Wildcats to earn freshman-of-the-year honors, joining Sean Elliott (1986), Mike Bibby (1997), Michael Wright (1999) and Salim Stoudamire (2002).
Williams, a 6-foot-7, 205-pound sophomore forward from
Radenovic, a 6-foot-10, 240-pound senior forward from
Shakur, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound senior guard from
2007 Pacific-10 Conference Postseason Honors
Arron Afflalo, UCLA, G, Jr., 6-5, 200,
Darren Collison, UCLA, G, So., 6-2, 160,
Lawrence Hill, STAN, F, So., 6-8, 205,
Derrick Low, WSU, G, Jr., 6-2, 186,
Kyle Weaver, WSU, G, Jr., 6-6, 201,
Nick Young, USC, G/F, Jr., 6-6, 195,
Honorable Mention (also receiving votes):? Ryan Anderson (CAL, Fr., F), Maarty Leunen (ORE, Jr., F), Spencer Hawes (WASH, Fr., C), Brook Lopez (STAN, Fr., F), Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (UCLA, So., F), Jeff Pendergraph (ASU, So., F), Gabe Pruitt (USC, Jr., G), Ivan Radenovic (ARIZ, Sr., F), Mustafa Shakur (ARIZ, Sr., G), Josh Shipp (UCLA, So., F), Lodrick Stewart (USC, Sr., G), Ayinde Ubaka (CAL, Sr., G).
Taj Gibson, USC, F, 6-9, 210, Brooklyn, N.Y. (Calvary Christian, San Fernando, Calif.)
Brook Lopez, STAN, F, 7-0, 240,
Honorable Mention (also receiving votes): Quincy Pondexter (
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Aaron Afflalo, UCLA
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Chase Budinger,
COACH OF THE YEAR: Tony Bennett,