Men's Basketball Awards and Honors

Worthington named WCC All-Academic

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference has announced that BYU sophomore forward Luke Worthington has been named to the 2014-15 West Coast Conference Men's Basketball All-Academic Team. The list is headlined by two Capital One Academic All-America selections: Thomas van der Mars of the University of Portland earned first team honors, while Johnny Dee of the University of San Diego collected third team selection.

Worthington, a native of Mequon, Wisconsin, has started 21 of 29 games played and is averaging 2.0 points and 1.7 rebounds for the 22-8 Cougars.

Dee and van der Mars, a 2014 Academic All-American (third), make their third consecutive appearance on the WCC All-Academic squad. A record eight student-athletes make their debut for 2014-15.

At the conclusion of each athletic season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad for each WCC-sponsored sport. To be considered, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, while also being a significant contributor to his team.

Name School Class GPA Major
Riley Barker Portland Sr. 3.47 Marketing
Kerry Carter Saint Mary's Sr. 3.30 Business Administration
Johnny Dee San Diego Sr. 3.49 Business Administration
Ayodeji Egbeyemi Loyola Marymount Gr. 3.68 MBA
Chase Flint Loyola Marymount Gr. 3.77 Master's Education
Przemek Karnowski Gonzaga Jr. 3.24 Sport Management
Nate Kratch Santa Clara So. 3.32 Psychology
Kevin Pangos Gonzaga Sr. 3.21 Physical Education
Thomas van der Mars Portland Sr. 3.95 Operations & Technology Management/MBA
Luke Worthington BYU Jr. 3.40 Economics
Andrew Papenfus, Santa Clara; Thomas Peters, Pacific; Dominic Romeo, Santa Clara

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