UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad Earns USBWA All-District IX Honors

March 12, 2013

ST. LOUIS - UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad has captured USBWA All-District IX Team accolades, as announced Tuesday by the U.S. Basketball Writers' Association, one day after securing first-team All-Pac-12 honors.

Muhammad, a 6-foot-6 guard/forward from Las Vegas, ranked third among Pac-12 players in scoring with 18.3 ppg. He earned first-team All-Pac-12 honors and Pac-12 Co-Freshman of the Year acclaim on Monday.

Muhammad is joined as an All-District IX selection by Jahii Carson (Arizona State), Allen Crabbe (California), Matthew Dellavedova (Saint Mary's), James Ennis (Long Beach State), Carrick Felix (Arizona State), Solomon Hill (Arizona), Mark Lyons (Arizona), Brock Motum (Washington State) and Kelly Olynyk (Gonzaga).

Olynyk was named District IX Player of the Year, and Gonzaga head coach Mark Few was selected as this season's District IX Coach of the Year.

District IX encompasses California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii, Arizona and Alaska.

Muhammad has scored in double figures in 27 of 28 games played. He ranks third in the Pac-12 in three-point field goal percentage (41.7 pct, 40-96) and has averaged 5.1 rpg this season.

In addition, Muhammad has been named as one of eight standouts to the Integris Wayman Tisdale Award watch list, presented to the nation's top freshman by the USBWA each season (as announced March 4).



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