Today’s tournament results:
BYU dethroned Gonzaga for the West Coast Conference crown.
Marist smashed Fairfield for their seventh consecutive MAAC ‘ship.
George Washington University released coach Mike Bozeman. The assistant coaches got the boot, too.
More conference and media awards:
Pac-12 media awards (conference awards will be announced tomorrow):
Coach of the Year: Scott Rueck, Oregon State
2012 Pac-12 Media All-Pac-12:
Gennifer Brandon, CAL; Layshia Clarendon, CAL; Ashley Corral, USC; Rebekah Gardner, UCLA; Briana Gilbreath, USC; Chucky Jeffery, COLO; Toni Kokenis, STAN; Earlysia Machbanks, OSU; Michelle Plouffe, UTAH; Chiney Ogwumike, STAN; Nnemkadi Ogwumike, STAN; Regina Rogers, WASH; Markel Walker, UCLA; Davellyn Whyte, ARIZ; Taryn Wicijowski, UTAH.
2012 Pac-12 Media All-Freshman Team (six members because of a tie for the fifth spot):
Brittany Boyd, CAL; Jazmine Davis, WASH; Ali Gibson, OSU; Reshanda Gray, CAL; Lexy Kresl, COLO; Amber Orrange, STAN.
2012 Media All-Defensive Team:
Kali Bennett, ASU; Patricia Bright, OSU; Briana Gilbreath, USC; Nnemkadi Ogwumike, STAN; Jazmine Perkins, WSU.
Mountain West Conference honors…lotta San Diego State in there:
First-Team All-Mountain West
Name, Team Cl. Pos. Ht. Team
Courtney Clements Jr. G 6-0 San Diego State
Chelsea Hopkins Jr. G 5-8 San Diego State
Kim Mestdagh Sr. G/F 5-10 Colorado State
Caroline Durbin Jr. G 6-0 New Mexico
Natalie Ventress Fr. G 5-11 TCU
Lenita Sanford Sr. F/C 6-3 UNLV
COY: Beth Burns, San Diego State
Class of 2013 #1 ranked Mercedes Russell is leading her Springfield, Ore. team back into the state playoffs this week.