Ethan Thompson Earns Preseason All-Pac-12 Recognition
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Ethan Thompson was named to the preseason All-Pac-12 Second Team as selected by the media, the conference office announced Thursday.
It's the second straight year Thompson was selected to the preseason All-Pac-12 Second Team.
Thompson, a senior from Los Angeles, Calif., has started all 84 games in his career and has scored 1,199 points, the 24th most in Oregon State history. He has increased his assists and steals numbers all three seasons and enters his senior campaign with 371 dimes and 93 steals.
Last season, as a junior, he averaged 14.8 points, 4.2 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 1.3 steals and 0.2 blocked shots in 35.4 minutes per game. The 6-foot-5 guard finished 12th in the Pac-12 in scoring, fifth in assists, sixth in assist/turnover ratio (1.65) and third in minutes (35.4).
In three years at Oregon State, Thompson has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court two times, earned Pac-12 All-Academic honors twice, was selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District® 8 First Team, and received an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award for his excellence in the classroom, the athletic field and a commitment to community service and student leadership.
2020-21 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Preseason All-Conference Teams
Timmy Allen, Jr., F, Utah
Matt Bradley, Jr., G, California
Oscar da Silva, Sr., F, Stanford
Chris Duarte, Sr., G, Oregon
Remy Martin, Sr., G, Arizona State
Evan Mobley, Fr., F, USC
Will Richardson, Jr., G, Oregon
Chris Smith, Sr., G, UCLA
Ziaire Williams, Fr., F, Stanford
McKinley Wright IV, Sr., G, Colorado
Isaac Bonton, Sr., G, Washington State
Tyger Campbell, R-So., G, UCLA
Josh Christopher, Fr., G, Arizona State
Ethan Thompson, Sr., G, Oregon State
Alonzo Verge Jr., Sr., G, Arizona State
Honorable Mention (on four or more ballots)
James Akinjo, Jr., G, Arizona
Evan Battey, Jr., F, Colorado
Quade Green, Jr., G, Washington
Jalen Hill, R-Jr., F/C, UCLA
Jaime Jaquez Jr., So., G/F, UCLA
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