Cameo Hicks Named To All-Pac-10 Team
March 1, 2007
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington senior guard Cameo Hicks was selected to the 2006-07 All-Pac-10 team for women's basketball as voted upon by the league's coaches, conference commissioner Tom Hansen announced Thursday.
Hicks, a native of Tracy, Calif., was selected to the All-Pac-10 team for the second-straight season after earning an honorable mention nod as a sophomore. Hicks was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team in 2004.Hicks leads the Huskies and ranks fourth in the Pac-10 in scoring with 17.1 points per game. She also leads Washington in rebounding (5.3 rpg), field goal shooting percentage (44.5), three-point FG shooting percentage (37.7), and is second in assists (69) and steals (49). In addition to scoring, Hicks ranks among the top-10 Pac-10 players in three-point FG shooting (fifth) and steals (ninth).
Hicks has tallied 27 double-figure scoring efforts in 29 games this season, including a string of 20-straight in which she averaged 18.8 points. She has notched eight 20-point games including back-to-back career-high efforts at Kent State (Nov. 30) and Ohio State (Dec. 3). Hicks was also a two-time Pac-10 Player of the Week honoree in December and the Pac-10's nominee for WBCA Player of the Month for December.Hicks became the 20th player in UW history reach the 1,000 point milestone this season and ranks 12th with 1,435 career points. She needs just 28 points to surpass former teammate Andrea Lalum who ranks 11th on the all-time list.
California sophomore forward/center Devanei Hampton was named the 2006-07 Pac-10 Player of the Year, while Stanford's Jayne Appel was named Freshman of the Year and California's Joanne Boyle was selected the Coach of the Year.
The Huskies head to San Jose this week to take part in the 2007 State Farm Pac-10 Tournament, held at the HP Pavilion, March 2-5. No. 4 seed Washington is slated to face No. 5 seed USC in the quarterfinals, Saturday, March 3, at 7:15 p.m.
2006-07 Pac-10 Women's Basketball All-Pac-10 Team
Name, School, Position, Year, Height, Hometown
Devanei Hamption, California, F/C, So., 6-3, Oakland, Calif.
Cameo Hicks, Washington, G, Sr., 5-10, Tracy, Calif.
Aubree Johnson, Arizona State, F, Sr., 6-2, Post Falls, Idaho
Shay Murphy, USC, G, Sr., 5-11, Van Nuys, Calif.
Casey Nash, Oregon State, G, Sr., 6-1, Stayton, Ore.
Noelle Quinn, UCLA, G, Sr., 6-0, Los Angeles, Calif.
Brooke Smith, Stanford, F/C, Sr., 6-3, San Anselmo, Calif.
Ashley Walker, California, F/C, So., 6-1, Modesto, Calif.
Emily Westerberg, Arizona State, F, Sr., 6-0, Greenacres, Wash.
Candice Wiggins, Stanford, G, Jr., 5-11, San Diego, Calif.
Honorable Mention (Received votes): Jayne Appel (Stanford, Fr., F/C), Eleanor Haring (Oregon, Sr., F), Joy Hollingsworth (Arizona, Sr., G), Briann January (ASU, So., G), Lindsey Pluimer (UCLA, Jr., F)
2006-07 Pac-10 All-Freshman Team
Name, School, Position, Height, Hometown
Jayne Appel, Stanford, F/C, 6-4, Pleasant Hill, Calif.
JJ Hones, Stanford, G, 5-10, Beaverton, Ore.
Judie Lomax, Oregon State, F, 5-11, Potomac, Md.
Dymond Simon, Arizona State, G, 5-5, Phoenix, Ariz.
Natasha Vital, California, G, 5-8, Stockton, Calif.
Honorable Mention (Received votes): Lauren Greif (California, G), Taylor Lilley (Oregon, G), Morghan Medlock (USC, G/F), Marisa Stotler (WSU, F)