2017-18 Pac-12 Women’s Basketball All-Conference Teams Announced

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Pac-12 Conference announced today the 15-member All-Pac-12 women’s basketball team, as well as the five-member All-Defensive squad and five-member All-Freshman team. The teams were selected in a vote of the league’s 12 coaches.

The Pac-12 Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, John R. Wooden Coach of the Year and Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors will be announced this evening at 5 p.m. PT/6 p.m. MT on Pac-12 Network in a special 30-minute Pac-12 Sport Report. In addition to the live announcement of the yearly awards, the show will include analysis and recaps of the Conference heading into the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament in Seattle, Wash. Ashley Adamson will host with analysts Anne Marie Anderson and Mary Murphy. In addition to airing on Pac-12 Network, the show can be watched via the Pac-12 Now app (available on the App store for iOS and Google Play for Android) and on Pac-12.com/now. 

CALIFORNIA junior Kristine Anigwe (Phoenix, Ariz.) and UCLA senior Jordin Canada (Los Angeles, Calif.) earn a spot on the all-Conference team for the third-consecutive year, while another seven were repeat honorees. The All-Defensive team is made up of four student-athletes from the LA schools: repeat performers Canada and UCLA senior teammate Monique Billings (Corona, Calif.), and USC’s Aliyah Mazyck, a junior guard, and Minyon Moore, a sophomore guard. OREGON STATE senior Marie Gülich joins them on the squad. Five different teams are represented on the All-Freshman team.

The Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament takes place this week, March 1-4, in Seattle at KeyArena. Tickets are available for purchase at pac-12.com/tickets.

The complete list of honors is listed below:

ALL-PAC-12 (15 members)

Name School Pos. Yr. Hometown
Kristine Anigwe *** California F Jr. Phoenix, Ariz.
Monique Billings ** UCLA F Sr. Corona, Calif.
Jordin Canada *** UCLA G Sr. Los Angeles, Calif.
Maite Cazorla Oregon G Jr. Las Palmas, Spain
Marie Gülich ** Oregon State F/C Sr. Cologne, Germany
Ruthy Hebard ** Oregon F So. Fairbanks, Alaska
Borislava Hristova Washington State F So. Varna, Bulgaria
Megan Huff Utah F Jr. Federal Way, Wash.
Kianna Ibis Arizona State F Jr. Omaha, Neb.
Sabrina Ionescu ** Oregon G So. Walnut Creek, Calif.
Kennedy Leonard ** Colorado G Jr. Southlake, Texas
Brittany McPhee ** Stanford G Sr. Normandy Park, Wash.
Amber Melgoza Washington G So. Santa Barbara, Calif.
Kristen Simon ** USC F Sr. Gardena, Calif.
Alanna Smith Stanford F Sr. Melbourne, Australia

HONORABLE MENTION (receiving at least one point): Jalea Bennett, ARIZ (Sr., G); Kennedy Burke, UCLA (Jr., G); Mikayla Cowling, CAL (Sr., G/F); Aliyah Mazyck, USC (Jr., G); Katie McWilliams, OSU (Jr., G); Mikayla Pivec, OSU (So., G); Emily Potter, UTAH (Sr., F); Robbi Ryan, ASU (So., G); Asha Thomas, CAL (Jr., G); Kat Tudor, OSU (So., G); Kiana Williams, STAN (Fr., G).

ALL-DEFENSIVE (5 members)

Name School Pos. Yr. Hometown
Monique Billings ** UCLA F Sr. Corona, Calif.
Jordin Canada *** UCLA G Sr. Los Angeles, Calif.
Marie Gülich Oregon State F/C Sr. Cologne, Germany
Aliyah Mazyck USC G Jr. Charlotte, N.C.
Minyon Moore USC G So. Hercules, Calif.

HONORABLE MENTION (receiving at least one point): Kristine Anigwe, CAL (Jr., F); Kennedy Burke, UCLA (Jr., G); Maite Cazorla, ORE (Jr., G); Mikayla Cowling, CAL (Sr., G/F); Kaylee Johnson, STAN (Sr., F); Kennedy Leonard, COLO (Jr., G); Katie McWilliams, OSU (Jr., G); Emily Potter, UTAH (Sr., F); Robbi Ryan, ASU (So., G); Marta Sniezek, STAN (Jr., G).

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM

Name School Pos. Hometown
Michaela Onyenwere UCLA F Aurora, Colo.
Satou Sabally Oregon F Berlin, Germany
Kianna Smith California G Moreno Valley, Calif.
Sam Thomas Arizona F Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Kiana Williams Stanford G San Antonio, Texas

HONORABLE MENTION (receiving at least one point): Kierra Collier, WASH (Fr., G); Taya Corosdale, OSU (Fr., F); Aleah Goodman, OSU (Fr., G); Annika Jank, COLO (Fr., F); Tori Williams, UTAH (Fr., G).

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