Tis the season

Today’s tournament results:

BYU dethroned Gonzaga for the West Coast Conference crown.

Dayton University defeated St. Bonaventure to win the A-10 title.

Marist smashed Fairfield for their seventh consecutive MAAC ‘ship.

College news:

On campus with Delaware’s Elena Delle Donne. ESPN has a retro video of Delle Donne.

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

High school:

Class of 2013 #1 ranked Mercedes Russell is leading her Springfield, Ore. team back into the state playoffs this week.