Jones Named All-America Third Team by Basketball Times

March 28, 2002

PINEHURST, N.C. - Oregon senior Frederick Jones has been named to Basketball America's All-America Third Team, released Thursday. It is the first All-America honor for Jones, an all-Pac-10 performer and Wooden Award finalist who led the Ducks to the NCAA's Midwest Regional final.

Jones averaged 18.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per game as the Ducks went 26-9 and won their first outright conference title in 63 years. He scored 650 points this season, which ranks second on the UO single-season list. He also broke Terrell Brandon's record for free throws made in a season with 169 and tied Brandon's single-season steals mark with 63.

Jones will compete in this weekend's ESPN Slam Dunk championship, which will air on Saturday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. PST.

Luke Ridnour was named to the Basketball Times' All-West Coast team after averaging 15.5 points and 5.0 assists per game. He hit 93 three-pointers, one shy of Orlando Williams' UO single-season record.

The magazine named Ernie Kent its All-West Coast coach of the year, the third such regional honor for Kent this season.

Basketball Times' 2001-2002 Awards
Player of the Year - Jason Williams, Duke
Coach of the Year - Bob Knight, Texas Tech
Freshman of the Year - Chris Thomas, Notre Dame
Newcomer of the Year - Dwyane Wade, Marquette

First Team All-America
Juan Dixon, 6-3, sr., Maryland (19.5 ppg, 2.8 spg)
Mike Dunleavy, 6-9, jr., Duke (17.7 ppg, 7.3 rpg)
Drew Gooden, 6-10, jr., Kansas (20.6 ppg, 11.1 rpg)
Steve Logan, 6-1, sr., Cincinnati (22.3 ppg, 5.4 apg)
Jason Williams, 6-2, jr., Duke (21.9 ppg, 5.3 apg)

Second Team
Carlos Boozer, 6-9, jr., Duke (18.4 ppg, 8.7 rpg)
Sam Clancy, 6-7, sr., USC (19.2 ppg, 9.8 rpg)
Kirk Hinrich, 6-3, jr., Kansas (15.7 ppg, 5.4 apg)
Dwyane Wade, 6-4, soph., Marquette (18.1 ppg, 6.8 rpg)
David West, 6-8, jr., Xavier (18.6 ppg, 10.0 rpg)

Third Team
Caron Butler, 6-7, soph., Connecticut (19.6 ppg, 7.4 rpg)
Dan Dickau, 6-0, sr., Gonzaga (20.5 ppg, 4.8 apg)
Erwin Dudley, 6-8, jr., Alabama (15.7 ppg, 8.8 rpg)
Frederick Jones, 6-4, sr., Oregon (18.6 ppg, 5.4 rpg)
Luke Walton, 6-8, jr., Arizona (15.4 ppg, 7.4 rpg, 6.4 apg)

All-West Coast
Curtis Borchardt, 7-0, jr., Stanford (17.0 ppg, 11.3 rpg)
Melvin Ely, 6-10, sr, Fresno State (23.4 ppg, 9.3 rpg)
Randy Holcomb, 6-9, sr., San Diego State (17.2 ppg, 9.3 rpg)
Casey Jacobsen, 6-6, jr., Stanford (22.2 ppg)
Luke Ridnour, 6-2, soph., Oregon (15.5 ppg, 5.0 apg)
Coach of Year - Ernie Kent, Oregon

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