**Updated 11:08 a.m.***
The Pac-10 released its all-conference awards and California senior Jerome Randle beat Washington senior Quincy Pondexter for the Player of the Year award.
As a consolation prize, Pondexter won the Player of the Week award for a record fifth time. Since the Pac-10 was formed in 1978, four players (Gary Payton, Chris Mills, Ed O’Bannon and Eddie House) won the weekly award four times and all of them won the POY at the end of the season.
Pondexter averaged 26.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and shot 65.5% (19-29) from the field and 100% (12-12) from the free throw line in a road-sweep at Oregon and Oregon State.
Here’s the how the all-conference awards were doled out from the coaches.
Player of the Year: Jerome Randle, California
Coach of the Year: Herb Sendek, Arizona State
Freshman of the Year: Derrick Williams, Arizona
Defensive Player of the Year: Seth Tarver, Oregon State
Most Improved Player of the Year: Nikola Vuceviic, USC
Name/ School/ Pos/ Yr/ Ht/ Wt/ Hometown (Last School)
Ty Abbott! /ASU/ G/ Jr.!\/ 6-3/ 207/ Phoenix, Ariz. (Desert Vista HS)
Patrick Christopher/ CAL/ G/ Sr./ 6-5/ 215/ Compton, Calif. (Dominguez HS)
Landry Fields/ STAN/ G/F/ Sr./ 6-7/ 200/ Long Beach, Calif. (Los Alamitos HS)
Quincy Pondexter/ WASH/ F/ Sr./ 6-6/ 215/ Fresno, Calif. (San Joaquin Memorial HS)
Jerome Randle/ CAL/ G! Sr./ 5-10/ 160/ Chicago, Ill. (Hales Franciscan HS)
Michael Roll/ UCLA/ G/ Sr./ 6-5/ 200/ Aliso Viejo, Calif. (Aliso Niguel HS)
Isaiah Thomas/ WASH/ G/ So./ 5-8/ 180/ Tacoma, Wash. (South Kent School, Conn.)
Klay Thompson/ WSU/ G/ So./ 6-6/ 200/ Ladera Ranch, Calif. (Santa Margarita HS)
Derrick Williams/ ARIZ/ F! Fr./ 6-8/ 235/ La Mirada, Calif. (La Mirada HS)
Nic Wise/ ARIZ/ G/ Sr./ 5-10/ 180/ Houston, Texas (Kingwood HS)
Jamal Boykin/ CAL/ F/ Sr./ 6-8/ 230/ Los Angeles, Calif. (Duke/Fairfax HS)
Jeremy Green/ STAN/ G/ So./ 6-4/ 190/ Austin, Texas (Bowie HS)
Calvin Haynes/ OSU/ G/ Jr./ 6-2/ 185/ Reseda, Calif. (South Kent Prep)
Theo Robertson/ CAL/ F/ Sr./ 6-6/ 225/ Pittsburg, Calif. (De La Salle HS)
Nikola Vucevic/ USC/ F/ So./ 6-10/ 220/ Bar, Montenegro (Stoneridge Prep)
Honorable Mention (receiving at least three votes): DeAngelo Casto (WSU, So., F), Derek Glasser (ASU, Sr., G), Dwight Lewis (USC, Sr., G), Roeland Schaftenaar (OSU, Sr., F/C), Seth Tarver (OSU, Sr., G/F).
PAC-10 ALL-FRESHMEN TEAM
Tyler Honeycutt/ UCLA/ F/ 6-9/ 180/ Los Angeles, Calif. (Sylmar HS)
Trent Lockett/ ASU/ G/ 6-4/ 211/ Minnetonka, Minn. (Hopkins HS)
Reggie Moore/ WSU/ G/ 6-2/ 178/ Seattle, Wash. (Brewster Academy, N.H.)
Reeves Nelson/ UCLA/ F/ 6-8/ 225/ Modesto, Calif. (Modesto Christian HS)
Derrick Williams/ ARIZ/ F/ 6-8/ 235/ La Mirada, Calif. (La Mirada HS)
Honorable Mention (receiving at least three votes): E.J. Singler (ORE, G/F).
PAC-10 ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM
DeAngelo Casto/ WSU/ F/ So./ 6-8/ 231/ Spokane, Wash. (Ferris HS)
Jorge Gutierrez/ CAL/ G/ So./ 6-3/ 185/ Chihuahua, Mexico (Findlay College Prep (Nev.))!
Justin Holiday/ WASH/ F/ Jr./ 6-6/ 180/ Chatsworth, Calif. (Campbell Hall HS)
Venoy Overton/ WASH/ G/ Jr./ 5-11/ 185/ Seattle, Wash. (Franklin HS)
Seth Tarver/ OSU/ G/F/ Sr./ 6-5/ 205/ Portland, Ore. (Jesuit HS)
Honorable Mention (receiving at least three votes): Eric Boateng (ASU, Sr., C), Patrick Christopher (CAL, Sr., G), Marcus Johnson (USC, Sr., F), Nikola Vucevic (USC, So., F).
NOTE: Coach of the Year, All-Conference, All-Freshman, All-Defensive teams and Most Improved Player are voted on by the coaches. Coaches are not permitted to vote for themselves or their own players for the honors.
**Updated 11:08 a.m.***
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