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UW's Washington Named to NABC All-District Team

Mar 14, 2012 - UW Sports Information

Kansas City, Mo. (March 14, 2012) - Wyoming's Leonard Washington has been named to the All-District 17 Second Team, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced today. The award is voted on by member coaches of the NABC and this year a total of 240 student-athletes from 24 districts were honored.

A native of Lake Charles, La., Washington paces the Cowboys at 12.6 points and 6.9 rebounds per game, including double-doubles in three of UW's last four contests. The redshirt junior forward ranks in the top 10 of five Mountain West statistical categories, including leading the league in field goal percentage at 56.3 and blocks at 1.1 per game. He also ranks sixth in rebounds, fourth in defensive rebounds (5.3) and 10th in scoring.

Washington was named to the All-MW Second Team on March 5, and earned MW Player of the Week on Jan. 23 after posting a career-high 32 points and 14 rebounds against Colorado State.

Washington is the first Cowboy to earn the honor since Brandon Ewing was named to the Second Team in 2009.

NABC All-District 17 First Team

Mike Moser, UNLV

Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State

Drew Gordon, New Mexico

Kendall Williams, New Mexico

Chase Tapley, San Diego State

NABC All-District 17 Second Team

Anthony Marshall, UNLV

Leonard Washington, Wyoming

Hank Thorns, TCU

Wes Eikmeier, Colorado State

Dorian Green, Colorado State

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