Alatishe, Lucas Earn Preseason All-Pac-12 Recognition
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Warith Alatishe and Jarod Lucas earned preseason All-Pac-12 recognition as selected by the media, the conference office announced Wednesday.
Alatishe, a senior from Houston, Texas, averaged 9.5 points last season and finished second in the Pac-12 in rebounding (8.61), fourth in blocked shots (1.39), first in double-figure rebounding games (15) and second in double-doubles (9).
The 6-foot-8 forward was selected the Pac-12 Tournament Most Outstanding Player, becoming the first Oregon State player to receive the award, and was named Pac-12 All-Defensive Honorable Mention.
Lucas, a junior from Hacienda Heights, Calif., averaged 12.7 points, 2.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.7 steals in 29.3 minutes per game last season. He was selected to the Pac-12 All-Tournament Team and named to the Pac-12 Winter Academic Honor Roll.
The 6-foot-4 guard set two Oregon State records last season -- single-season free throw percentage in all games (.896) and single-season free throw percentage in conference games (.905).
2021-22 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Preseason Media All-Conference Teams
Warith Alatishe (Sr., F, Oregon State)
Marcus Bagley (So., F, Arizona State)
Evan Battey (Sr., F, Colorado)
Tyger Campbell (Jr., G, UCLA)
Jaime Jaquez Jr. (Jr., G/F, UCLA)
Johnny Juzang (Jr., G, UCLA)
Bennedict Mathurin (So., G, Arizona)
Isaiah Mobley (Jr., F, USC)
Will Richardson (Sr., G, Oregon)
Noah Williams (Jr., G, Washington State)
Boogie Ellis (Jr., G, USC)
Quincy Guerrier (Jr., F, Oregon)
De'Vion Harmon (Jr., G, Oregon)
Jarod Lucas (Jr., G, Oregon State)
Azuolas Tubelis (So., F, Arizona)
HONORABLE MENTION (received votes from eight-or-more members of the media)
Efe Abogidi (So., Washington State)
Daejon Davis (Gr., Washington)
Jaiden Delaire (Sr., Stanford)
Harrison Ingram (Fr., Stanford)
Jabari Walker (So., Colorado)
Peyton Watson (Fr., UCLA)
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