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Richardson Named to USBWA and NABC All-District Teams

Mar 16, 2022

EUGENE, Ore. – Senior guard Will Richardson has been named to the USBWA District IX All-District Team as well as the NABC District 19 All-District First Team, it was announced today.
 
The second team All-Pac-12 selection averaged 14.1 points (.454 FG%), 3.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.3 steals in 30 games (all starts) this season and scored in double-digits in 22 games with seven 20-point games.
 
Twice named Pac-12 Player of the Week this season, Richardson has helped Oregon to two regular season Pac-12 championships and two Sweet Sixteen appearances. One of 37 players in program history to record over 1,000 points at Oregon, he ranks ninth all-time in both assists and steals for the Ducks.
 
Richardson is the first Ducks player to earn the USBWA honors since both Chris Duarte and Eugene Omoruyi did so last season. In 2020, Payton Pritchard made the team and was named District IX Player of the Year. Oregon has now had a total of seven players named to the USBWA team under coach Altman, with Dillon Brooks and Joe Young each making multiple appearances. Brooks was the 2016 District IX Player of the Year in 2016, while Altman earned district Coach of the Year that same season.
 
Full USBWA District XI Awards below:
 
DISTRICT IX Region:
Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington.
 
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Drew Timme, Gonzaga
 
COACH OF THE YEAR
Tommy Lloyd, Arizona
 
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
Terrell Brown Jr., Washington
Chet Holmgren, Gonzaga
Johnny Juzang, UCLA
Christian Koloko, Arizona
Bennedict Mathurin, Arizona
Isaiah Mobley, USC
Andrew Nembhard, Gonzaga
Will Richardson, Oregon
Drew Timme, Gonzaga
Azuolas Tubelis, Arizona
 
The full NABC Team is below:
District 19
First Team
Johnny Juzang - UCLA
Bennedict Mathurin - Arizona
Isaiah Mobley - USC
Will Richardson - Oregon
Azuolas Tubelis - Arizona
 
Second Team
Terrell Brown Jr. - Washington
Tyger Campbell - UCLA
Jaime Jaquez Jr. - UCLA
Christian Koloko - Arizona
Jabari Walker - Colorado
 
Coach of the Year: Tommy Lloyd - Arizona