United States Basketball Writers Association March 7, 2006
For Immediate Release
Contact: Joe Mitch
314-421-0339
Standouts chosen from nine regions
USBWA NAMES 2005-06
MEN'S ALL-DISTRICT TEAMS

ST. LOUIS (USBWA) The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has released its 2005-06 Men's All-District Teams, based on voting from its national membership. There are nine regions from coast to coast and a player and coach of the year are selected in each. Following is the entire region-by-region listing:

Player of the Year
Randy Foye, Villanova G 6-4 205 Sr. Newark, N.J.
All-District Team
Hilton Armstrong, Connecticut F/C 6-11 235 Sr. Peekskill, N.Y.
Geary Claxton, Penn State G/F 6-5 210 So. West Haven, Conn.
Mardy Collins, Temple G 6-6 220 Sr. Philadelphia, Pa.
Mike Gansey, West Virginia F 6-4 205 Sr. Olmsted Falls, Ohio
Rudy Gay, Connecticut F 6-9 220 So. Baltimore, Md.
Kyle Lowry, Villanova G 6-1 175 So. Philadelphia, Pa.
Allan Ray, Villanova G 6-2 195 Sr. The Bronx, N.Y.
Craig Smith, Boston College F 6-7 250 Sr. Los Angeles, Calif.
Steven Smith, La Salle F 6-9 225 Sr. Philadelphia, Pa.
Coach of the Year
Jay Wright, Villanova
Player of the Year
Quincy Douby, Rutgers G 6-3 175 Jr. Brooklyn, N.Y.
All-District Team
Steve Burtt, Iona G 6-1 190 Sr. New York, N.Y.
Keydren Clark, St. Peter's G 5-9 170 Sr. New York, N.Y.
Jeff Green, Georgetown F 6-9 235 So. Hyattsville, Md.
Jared Jordan, Marist G 6-2 182 Jr. Hartford, Conn.
Gerry McNamara, Syracuse G 6-2 182 Sr. Scranton, Pa.
Pops Mensah-Bonsu, Geo. Washington F 6-9 240 Sr. London, England
Harding Nana, Delaware F 6-8 230 Sr. Douala, Cameroon
J.R. Pinnock, Geo. Washington G 6-5 207 Jr. McDonough, Ga.
Kelly Whitney, Seton Hall F/C 6-8 240 Sr. Chicago, Ill.
Coach of the Year
Karl Hobbs, George Washington
Player of the Year
J.J. Redick, Duke G 6-4 190 Sr. Roanoke, Va.
All-District Team
Nik Caner-Medley, Maryland F 6-8 240 Sr. Portland, Maine
Justin Gray, Wake Forest G 6-2 194 Sr. Charlotte, N.C.
Tyler Hansbrough, North Carolina F 6-9 235 Fr. Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Kyle Hines, UNC Greensboro F 6-6 230 So. Sicklerville, N.J.
David Noel, North Carolina F 6-6 232 Sr. Durham, N.C.
Cedric Simmons, N.C. State C 6-9 233 So. Supply, N.C.
Sean Singletary, Virginia G 6-0 174 So. Philadelphia, Pa.
Shelden Williams, Duke F 6-9 250 Sr. Forest Park, Okla.
Curtis Withers, Charlotte F 6-8 246 Sr. Charlotte, N.C.
Coach of the Year
Roy Williams, North Carolina
Player of the Year
Chris Lofton, Tennessee G 6-2 197 So. Maysville, Ky.
All-District Team
Rodney Carney, Memphis F 6-7 205 Sr. Indianapolis, Ind.
Joakim Noah, Florida F/C 6-11 227 So. New York, N.Y.
Ronald Steele, Alabama G 6-3 185 So. Birmingham, Ala.
C.J. Watson, Tennessee G 6-2 176 Sr. Las Vegas, Nev.
Taurean Green, Florida G 6-0 177 So. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Rajon Rondo, Kentucky G 6-1 171 So. Louisville, Ky.
Taquan Dean, Louisville G 6-3 185 Sr. Red Bank, N.J.
Shan Foster, Vanderbilt F 6-6 200 So. Kenner, La.
Jermareo Davidson, Alabama F 6-10 220 Jr. Atlanta, Ga.
Guillermo Diaz, Miami G 6-2 192 Jr. San Juan, Puerto Rico
Coach of the Year
Bruce Pearl, Tennessee
Player of the Year
Dee Brown, Illinois G 6-0 185 Sr. Maywood, Ill.
All-District Team
Maurice Ager, Michigan State G 6-5 202 Sr. Detroit, Mich.
Shannon Brown, Michigan State G 6-4 205 Jr. Maywood, Ill.
Paul Davis, Michigan State C 6-11 270 Sr. Rochester, Mich.
Terence Dials, Ohio State F/C 6-9 260 Sr. Youngstown, Ohio
Je'Kel Foster, Ohio State G 6-3 210 Sr. Natchez, Miss.
Eric Hicks, Cincinnati F 6-6 245 Sr. Greensboro, N.C.
Daniel Horton, Michigan G 6-3 205 Sr. Cedar Hill, Texas
Steve Novak, Marquette F 6-10 220 Sr. Brown Deer, Wis.
Alando Tucker, Wisconsin F 6-5 205 Jr. Lockport, Ill.
Coach of the Year
Thad Matta, Ohio State
Player of the Year
Brandon Rush, Kansas G 6-6 202 Fr. Kansas City, Mo.
All-District Team
Blake Ahearn, Missouri State G 6-2 175 Jr. St. Louis, Mo.
Will Blaylock, Iowa State G 6-0 205 Jr. Boston, Mass.
Greg Brunner, Iowa F 6-7 245 Sr. Charles City, Iowa
Terrell Everett, Oklahoma G 6-4 188 Sr. Charleston, S.C.
Thomas Gardner, Missouri G 6-5 213 Jr. Portland, Ore.
Taj Gray, Oklahoma F 6-9 238 Sr. Wichita, Kan.
Ben Jacobson, Northern Iowa G 6-3 205 Sr. Sioux City, Iowa
Cartier Martin, Kansas State G/F 6-7 220 Jr. Houston, Texas
Paul Miller, Wichita State C 6-10 250 Sr. Jefferson City, Mo.
Curtis Stinson, Iowa State G 6-3 215 Jr. The Bronx, N.Y.
Coach of the Year
Bill Self, Kansas
Player of the Year
P.J. Tucker, Texas F 6-5 225 Jr. Raleigh, N.C.
All-District Team
LaMarcus Aldridge, Texas F 6-7 237 So. Dallas, Texas
Morris Almond, Rice G 6-6 215 Jr. Powder Springs, Ga.
Ronnie Brewer, Arkansas G 6-7 217 Jr. Fayetteville, Ark.
Alan Daniels, Lamar F 6-6 175 Sr. Tulsa, Okla.
Glen Davis, LSU F 6-9 310 So. Baton Rouge, La.
Jarrius Jackson, Texas Tech G 6-1 185 Jr. Monroe, La.
Acie Law, Texas A&M G 6-3 185 Jr. Dallas, Texas
Paul Millsap, Louisiana Tech F 6-8 245 Jr. Grambling, La.
Darrell Mitchell, LSU G 5-11 178 Sr. St. Martinville, La.
Coach of the Year
John Brady, LSU
Player of the Year
Nick Fazekas, Nevada F 6-11 235 Jr. Arvada, Colo.
All-District Team
Louis Amundson, UNLV F 6-9 225 Sr. Boulder, Colo.
Nate Harris, Utah State F 6-7 225 Sr. Smithfield, Utah
Antoine Hood, Air Force G 6-4 200 Sr. Sugar Land, Texas
Coby Karl, Boise State G 6-4 204 Jr. Mequon, Wis.
Trent Plaisted, BYU F 6-11 245 Fr. San Antonio, Texas
Richard Roby, Colorado G 6-6 195 So. San Bernardino, Calif.
Jason Smith, Colorado State F 7-0 230 So. Kersey, Colo.
Andrew Strait, Montana F/C 6-8 245 So. Yakima, Wash.
Justin Williams, Wyoming F/C 6-10 225 Sr. Chicago, Ill.
Coach of the Year
Dave Rose, BYU
Player of the Year
Adam Morrison, Gonzaga F 6-8 205 Jr. Spokane, Wash.
All-District Team
Arron Afflalo, UCLA G 6-5 210 So. Compton, Calif.
Hassan Adams, Arizona G 6-4 220 Sr. Los Angeles, Calif.
J.P. Batista, Gonzaga C/F 6-9 269 Sr. Olinda, Brazil
Jordan Farmar, UCLA G 6-2 180 So. Los Angeles, Calif.
Matt Haryasz, Stanford F 6-11 230 Sr. Page, Ariz.
Brandon Heath, San Diego State G 6-4 198 Jr. Los Angeles, Calif.
Leon Powe, California F 6-8 240 So. Oakland, Calif.
Brandon Roy, Washington G 6-6 210 Sr. Seattle, Wash.
Marcus Slaughter, San Diego State F 6-9 220 Jr. Riverside, Calif.
Nick Young, USC G/F 6-6 195 So. Los Angeles, Calif.
Coach of the Year
Ben Howland, UCLA

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association was formed in 1956 at the urging of then-NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers. Today, it is one of the most influential organizations in college basketball. For more information on the USBWA and its All-District teams, contact executive director Joe Mitch and 314-421-0339.

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