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After leading the Pac-12 with 86 blocks, Utah junior Emily Potter was named to the conference's all-defense team on Tuesday, as voted by league coaches.
The 6-foot-6 center was also a Pac-12 honorable mention after averaging 13.8 points and 8.3 rebounds per game this season, the second straight season she's earned all-conference honors.
Potter stands just 14 blocks shy of Utah's program record. Her 86 swats make her eighth in the NCAA this year.
Washington's Kelsey Plum led the 15 all-Pac-12 honorees as the conference player of the year. Plum averaged 31.6 points per game to lead the nation, and last weekend broke the NCAA all-time scoring record with a 57-point performance against the Utes.
Oregon State's Scott Rueck was the Pac-12 coach of the year after the Beavers clinched the outright title.
Player of the year • Kelsey Plum, Washington
Defensive player of the year • Gabriella Hanson, Oregon State
Freshman of the year • Sabrina Ionescu, Oregon
Coach of the year • Scott Rueck, Oregon
All-Pac-12 (15 players)
Name School Po. Year Hometown
Kristine Anigwe ** California F So. Phoenix, Ariz.
Monique Billings UCLA F Jr. Corona, Calif.
Sophie Brunner *** Arizona State F Sr. Freeport, Ill.
Jordin Canada ** UCLA G Jr. Los Angeles, Calif.
Ruthy Hebard Oregon F Fr. Fairbanks, Alaska
Marie Gulich Oregon State F/C Jr. Cologne, Germany
Sabrina Ionescu Oregon G Fr. Walnut Creek, Calif.
Kennedy Leonard Colorado G So. Southlake, Texas
Erica McCall ** Stanford F Sr. Bakersfield, Calif.
Brittany McPhee Stanford G Jr. Normandy Park, Wash.
Chantel Osahor Washington F/C Sr. Phoenix, Ariz.
Kelsey Plum **** Washington G Sr. Poway, Calif.
Karlie Samuelson Stanford G Sr. Huntington Beach, Calif.
Kristen Simon USC F Jr. Gardena, Calif.
Sydney Wiese **** Oregon State G Sr. Phoenix, Ariz.
Honorable mention (receiving at least one point): Lexi Bando, ORE (G, Jr.); Kennedy Burke, UCLA (G, So.); Mikayla Cowling, CAL (F, Jr.); Quinn Dornstauder, ASU (C, Sr.); Gabriella Hanson, OSU (G, Sr.); Courtney Jaco, USC (G, Sr.); LaBrittney Jones, ARIZ (F, Sr.); Emily Potter, UTAH (F, Jr.); Haley Smith, COLO (G/F, Sr.); Alexis Robinson, COLO (G, So.).