Kyle Chilton | Posted: 7 Mar 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Childs earns USBWA All-District honors

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ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced today that BYU sophomore forward Yoeli Childs has been named to the USBWA All-District VIII Team. District VIII includes all NCAA Division I institutions from Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

Childs, an All-West Coast Conference First Team honoree, has led BYU to a 24-10 record and a trip to the title game of the WCC Championships.

The South Jordan, Utah, native has posted averages of 18.0 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.9 blocks while shooting 54.8 percent from the field. Childs has scored 20-plus points 14 times and has 14 double-doubles.

In the semifinals of the WCC Championships, Childs scored a career-high 33 points to lead the Cougars to a win over No. 20 Saint Mary's in the semifinals. In three tournament games, Childs averaged 25.0 points, 7.3 rebounds and hit 58.0 percent from the field and 66.7 percent from downtown to earn a spot on the WCC All-Tournament Team.

The USBWA has selected All-District Teams each year since the 1956-57 season, its founding year. BYU has been represented on USBWA All-District Teams in all but one season since 2003-04.

Visit USBWA.com for the complete All-District Teams.

BYU's USBWA All-District Honorees (since 2003-04)

2017-18
Yoeli Childs

2016-17
Eric Mika (Player of the Year)

2015-16
Kyle Collinsworth

2014-15
Kyle Collinsworth
Tyler Haws

2013-14
Tyler Haws

2012-13
Brandon Davies
Tyler Haws

2011-12
Noah Hartsock

2010-11
Jimmer Fredette (Player of the Year)
Jackson Emery
Dave Rose (Coach of the Year)

2009-10
Jimmer Fredette (Player of the Year)
Jackson Emery

2008-09
Lee Cummard
Jimmer Fredette

2007-08
Lee Cummard
Trent Plaisted

2006-07
Keena Young

2005-06
Trent Plaisted
Dave Rose (Coach of the Year)

2003-04
Rafael Araujo

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