Pac-10 Basketball Preview: Part Three—Preseason Honors

Jeff GallowayCorrespondent INovember 6, 2008

Concluding my three-part Pac-10 Preview with preseason honors.

 

All-Pac-10 First Team

Guard: Darren Collison, Senior, UCLA

Guard: James Harden, Sophomore, Arizona State

Forward: Chase Budinger, Junior, Arizona

Forward: Jon Brockman, Senior, Washington

Forward: Taj Gibson, USC

 

All-Pac-10 Second Team

Guard: Tajuan Porter, Junior, Oregon

Guard: Jrue Holiday, Freshman, UCLA

Guard: Patrick Christopher, Junior, Cal

Forward: Jeff Pendergraph, Senior, Arizona State

Center: Aron Baynes, Senior, Washington State

 

All-Pac-10 Third Team

Guard: Taylor Rochestie, Senior, Washington State

Guard: Nic Wise, Junior, Arizona

Forward: Josh Shipp, Senior, UCLA

Forward: DeMar DeRozan, Freshman, USC

Forward: Quincy Pondexter, Junior, Washington

 

Pac-10 Player of the Year

James Harden, Arizona State

 

Pac-10 All-Freshman Team

Guard: Jrue Holiday, UCLA

Guard: Brandon Lavender, Arizona

Guard: D.J. Seeley, Cal

Forward: DeMar DeRozan, USC

Forward: Tyreese Breshers, Washington

 

Freshman of the Year

Jrue Holiday, UCLA

 

Defensive Player of the Year

Darren Collison, UCLA

 

Coach of the Year

Tony Bennett, Washington State

 

Postseason Predictions

NCAA Tournament: UCLA, Arizona State, USC, Arizona, Washington

NIT Tournament: Washington State, Oregon

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