Haws receives USBWA All-District honor

(Photo by BYU Photo/Mark Philbrick)

PROVO, Utah – The United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) named BYU's Tyler Haws to its All-District VIII team on Tuesday. It is the second straight year Haws has been named to the All-District team.

Haws, a junior guard, averages 23.4 points per game and led the West Coast Conference in scoring for the second straight season. Haws is currently sixth in the nation in scoring and has moved into the top five in career scoring at BYU with 1,901 points. Haws also earned WCC Player of the Year and was named to the All-WCC Team for the second straight season. The Alpine, Utah, native averages 23.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1 steal per game. Haws also leads the team in free throws made, attempted and free throw percentage.

The USBWA District VIII includes all NCAA Division I institutions from Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada and Montana. Nine districts are represented from coast to coast and a player and coach of the year are selected in each division. The 2013-14 Men's All-District Teams are based on voting from its national membership.

District VIII Player of the Year

Cameron Bairstow, New Mexico

District VIII Coach of the Year 

Craig Neal, New Mexico

All-District Team

Cameron Bairstow, New Mexico

Daniel Bejarano, Colorado State

Askia Booker, Colorado

Deonte Burton, Nevada

Anthony Drmic, Boise State

Tyler Haws, BYU

Stephen Madison, Idaho

Josh Scott, Colorado

Kendall Williams, New Mexico

Delon Wright, Utah

BYU's USBWA All-District Honorees since 2004

2014 - Tyler Haws

2013 - Tyler Haws, Brandon Davies

2012 - Noah Hartsock

2011 - Jimmer Fredette (Player of the Year), Jackson Emery, Dave Rose (Coach of the Year)

2010 - Jimmer Fredette (Player of the Year), Jackson Emery

2009 - Lee Cummard, Jimmer Fredette

2008 - Lee Cummard, Trent Plaisted

2007 - Keena Young

2006 - Trent Plaisted

2004 - Rafael Araujo