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Derrick Williams wins Pac-10 Freshman of Year

UA freshman Derrick Williams leaps toward the basket as James Watson tries to block him during a 78-76 loss to Washington State in McKale Center on Friday night.
UA freshman Derrick Williams leaps toward the basket as James Watson tries to block him during a 78-76 loss to Washington State in McKale Center on Friday night.

Derrick Williams was named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, the league announced today. 

Williams and Nic Wise were also named to the all-Pac-10 first team.  

The Sporting News also named Derrick Williams to its national all-freshman team with John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins of Kentucky; Xavier Henry of Kansas; and Derrick Favors of Georgia Tech. 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jerome Randle, California

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Derrick Williams, Arizona

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Seth Tarver, Oregon State

MOST IMPROVED PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Nikola Vucevic, USC

COACH OF THE YEAR: Herb Sendek, Arizona State

 

All-Pac-10 First Team

Ty Abbott, ASU

Patrick Christopher, Cal

Landry Fields, Stanford

Quincy Pondexter, Washington

Jerome Randle, Cal

Michael Roll, UCLA

Isaiah Thomas, Washington

Klay Thompson, WSU

Derrick Williams, Arizona

Nic Wise, Arizona

 

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