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Cougs’ Daniel Named All-Conference

Washington State senior forward Carlos Daniel has been named to the All-Pac-10 Conference men’s basketball squad.

Daniel, of Louisville, Colo., was among 10 selections to the first team. He is the 38th Washington State player to earn allconference recognition.

The 6-foot-7, 245-pound Daniel is the only player in the Pac-10 averaging a double-double. He leads the conference in rebounding at 10 per game, and leads WSU in scoring at 16.1 per game.

Washington center Todd MacCulloch, a 7-foot junior, was also a first-team pick.

Arizona sophomore Michael Bibby, averaging 17.4 points, 6 assists and 2.4 steals per game, was named player of the year. Arizona’s Lute Olson was named coach of the year.

Other first-teamers were guard Toby Bailey of UCLA, forward Michael Dickerson of Arizona, forward J.R. Henderson of UCLA, guard Miles Simon of Arizona, guard Jeremy Veal of Arizona State, guard Chris Weems of Stanford and center Tim Young of Stanford.

UCLA point guard Baron Davis was freshman of the year.

Earning honorable mention were Oregon State guard Corey Benjamin, Cal guard Geno Carlisle, UCLA forward Kris Johnson, ASU forward Bobby Lazor, Stanford guard Arthur Lee and Washington guards Deon Luton and Donald Watts.

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