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UW’s Thomas, Sherrer receive postseason honors

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on March 28, 2011 at 7:16 pm with No Comments »
March 28, 2011 7:16 pm

UW men’s basketball players Isaiah Thomas of Tacoma and Brendan Sherrer received post-season honors today: Thomas picking up honorable mention for the Associated Press’ All-America men’s basketball team, and Sherrer being named to the Pac-10 all-academic team.

Here are the releases from the school:

Washington junior Isaiah Thomas is an honorable mention Associated Press All-American after averaging 16.8 points and 6.1 assists per game for the Huskies during their 2010-11 campaign.

Thomas (Tacoma, Wash.) led the Pac-10 in assists, ranked fourth in scoring, 8th in steals (1.3 spg) and 8th in three-point makes per game (1.7). His 213 assists are the second most in UW single-season history. Thomas was a First Team All-Pac-10 selection.

Thomas helped the Huskies to their second-consecutive Pac-10 tournament championship and a 24-11 overall record. He was named the Most Outstanding Player of the conference tournament for a second time, joining Arizona’s Sean Elliott as the only two-time winner.

Thomas led Washington with 15.5 points and 7.5 assists in the Huskies two NCAA tournament games.

Thomas ended his junior season ranked among the Huskies all-time leader in points (1,721/6th), assists (415/3rd), 3-point makes (164/3rd) and steals (122/8th).

More information at GoHuskies.com.


— Washington junior forward Brendan Sherrer was named honorable mention on the 2011 Pac-10 Conference Men’s Basketball All-Academic teams, announced today by Commissioner Larry Scott. To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.

Sherrer, from Monroe, Wash. (Archbishop Murphy HS), boasts a 3.09 grade point average and is majoring in biology. He hopes to enter dental school upon graduation from the University of Washington.

More information at GoHuskies.com.

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