Alex Pribble Named First-Team Pac-10 All-Academic
March 22, 2007
BERKELEY - Senior guard Alex Pribble, who sports a 3.32 GPA as a sociology major, has been named to the Pac-10 All-Academic first team for the second consecutive year, becoming just the third Golden Bear to receive the honor twice.
Pribble earned second-team Pac-10 All-Academic notice after is sophomore season in 2004-05, and he was voted to the first team last year. The only other Cal men's basketball players to claim first-team status two times are Amit Tamir (2003 and 2004) and Dennis Gates (2001 and 2002).
Overall, Cal players have been chosen Pac-10 All-Academic 14 times since 2000, with at least one player earning recognition each of the past eight seasons.
Pribble played in 29 games during the 2006-07 campaign with eight starts, including the final five contests, and averaged 0.7 ppg and 1.3 rpg. He scored a high of four points vs. Washington State and also picked off a career-best four steals against USC at home.
To be eligible for selection to the All-Academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.
2006-07 Pac-10 All-Academic Men's Basketball Team
First Team Year GPA MajorAron Baynes, WSU So 3.26 UndeclaredRobbie Cowgill, WSU Jr 3.35 Management OptionsDaven Harmeling, WSU So 3.49 Health and FitnessAlex Pribble, CAL Sr 3.32 SociologyPeter Prowitt, STAN Jr 3.28 Undeclared
Second Team Year GPA MajorAlfred Aboya, UCLA So 3.01 Political ScienceTaj Finger, STAN Jr 3.06 CommunicationsHans Gasser, WASH Sr 3.16 Business AdministrationAngelo Tsagarakis, OSU Jr 3.04 Business AdministrationCarlton Weatherby, STAN Sr 3.18 Human BiologyRyan Wright, UCLA So 3.04 Global Studies