Kapono and Barnes Honored by NABC

Feb. 12, 2002

Los Angeles -UCLA junior forward Jason Kapono has been named first-team All-District 15 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Kapono, who is the Bruins' leading scorer with a 17.7 average, also was voted to the first team in 2000-2001. He is joined on the team by Arizona's Jason Gardner and Luke Walton, USC's Sam Clancy and UC Irvine's Jerry Green.

Kapono is also averaging 5.7 rebounds and shooting 47.4% from the floor, 46.4% from three-point range and 86.6 from the free throw line.

Senior forward Matt Barnes was voted to the District 15 second team by the NABC. He is averaging 13.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists while shooting 49.8% from the floor and a team-best 46.9% from three-point range.

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