United States Basketball Writers Association March 11, 2008
For Immediate Release
Contact: Joe Mitch
314-421-0339
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Standouts chosen from nine regions
USBWA NAMES 2007-08
MEN'S ALL-DISTRICT TEAMS

ST. LOUIS (USBWA) The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has released its 2007-08 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:

DISTRICT I
ME, VT, NH, RI, MA, PA, WV, CT
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
A.J. Price, Connecticut
COACH OF THE YEAR
Jim Calhoun, Connecticut
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
Jeff Adrien, Connecticut
Joe Alexander, West Virginia
Marqus Blakely, Vermont
Pat Calathes, St. Joseph's
Dionte Christmas, Temple
Will Daniels, Rhode Island
Gary Forbes, Massachusetts
A.J. Price, Connecticut
Scottie Reynolds, Villanova
Tyrese Rice, Boston College
Sam Young, Pittsburgh
DISTRICT II
NY, NJ, DE, DC
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Jason Thompson, Rider
COACH OF THE YEAR
Steve Donahue, Cornell
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
Antoine Agudio, Hofstra
Bryant Dunston, Fordham
Charron Fisher, Niagara
Jonny Flynn, Syracuse
Donte Greene, Syracuse
Roy Hibbert, Georgetown
Brian Laing, Seton Hall
Jason Thompson, Rider
Edwin Ubiles, Siena
Ryan Wittman, Cornell
DISTRICT III
VA, NC, SC, MD
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Tyler Hansbrough, North Carolina
COACH OF THE YEAR
Mike Krzyzewski, Duke
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
Stephen Curry, Davidson
Wayne Ellington, North Carolina
James Gist, Maryland
Cliff Hammonds, Clemson
Tyler Hansbrough, North Carolina
Kyle Hines, UNC Greensboro
DeMarcus Nelson, Duke
Sean Singletary, Virginia
Kyle Singler, Duke
Greivis Vasquez, Maryland
DISTRICT IV
KY, TN MS, AL, GA, FL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Chris Douglas-Roberts, Memphis
COACH OF THE YEAR
Bruce Pearl, Tennessee
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
Ramel Bradley, Kentucky
Chris Douglas-Roberts, Memphis
Shan Foster, Vanderbilt
Jamont Gordon, Mississippi State
Richard Hendrix, Alabama
Chris Lofton, Tennessee
David Padgett, Louisville
Derrick Rose, Memphis
Tyler Smith, Tennessee
Robert Vaden, UAB
DISTRICT V
OH, IN, IL, MI, MN, WI
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Luke Harangody, Notre Dame
COACH OF THE YEAR
Matt Painter, Purdue
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
Brian Butch, Wisconsin
James Butler, Ohio State
Eric Gordon, Indiana
Mike Green, Butler
Luke Harangody, Notre Dame
Robbie Hummel, Purdue
Dominic James, Marquette
Raymar Morgan, Michigan State
Drew Neitzel, Michigan State
D.J. White, Indiana
DISTRICT VI
IA, MO, KS, OK, NE, ND, SD
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Michael Beasley, Kansas State
COACH OF THE YEAR
Keno Davis, Drake
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
Darrell Arthur, Kansas
Michael Beasley, Kansas State
Mario Chalmers, Kansas
Adam Emmenecker, Drake
Blake Griffin, Oklahoma
Darnell Jackson, Kansas
Aleks Maric, Nebraska
Brandon Rush, Kansas
Bill Walker, Kansas State
Josh Young, Drake
DISTRICT VII
TX, AR, LA
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
D.J. Augustin, Texas
COACH OF THE YEAR
Scott Drew, Baylor
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
A.J. Abrams, Texas
D.J. Augustin, Texas
Stefon Jackson, UTEP
Damion James, Texas
Curtis Jerrells, Baylor
Bo McCalebb, New Orleans
Robert McKiver, Houston
Marcus Thornton, LSU
Alan Voskuil, Texas Tech
Sonny Weems, Arkansas
DISTRICT VIII
WY, UT, ID, NM, CO, NV, MT
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
J.R. Giddens, New Mexico
COACH OF THE YEAR
Lon Kruger, UNLV
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
Wink Adams, UNLV
Jaycee Carroll, Utah State
Lee Cummard, BYU
Brandon Ewing, Wyoming
J.R. Giddens , New Mexico
Justin Hawkins, New Mexico State
Marcelus Kemp , Nevada
Reggie Larry, Boise State
Trent Plaisted, BYU
Carlos Taylor, Montana State
DISTRICT IX
CA, OR, WA, HI, AZ, AK
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Kevin Love, UCLA
COACH OF THE YEAR
Herb Sendek, Arizona State
ALL-DISTRICT TEAM
Ryan Anderson, California
Jerryd Bayless, Arizona
Jon Brockman, Washington
Darren Collison, UCLA
James Harden, Arizona State
Maarty Leunen, Oregon
Brook Lopez, Stanford
Kevin Love, UCLA
O.J. Mayo, USC
Kyle Weaver, Washington State
A tie in the voting necessitated 11 players being chosen for the All-District I team

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.