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Cougar Tracks: 2011-12 West Coast Conference postseason awards

By Jason Shepherd   |  Posted Feb 28th, 2012 @ 2:24pm



PROVO — The West Coast Conference announced its postseason awards today. St. Mary's junior guard Matthew Dellavedova was named the 2011-2012 WCC Player of the Year.

Dellavedova led the Gaels to their first regular season conference title since 1989. Dellavedova was 3rd in the WCC in scoring with 16.4 points a game and 6th in assists with 6.6 per contest.

Two Gonzaga basketball players walked away with postseason hardware. Senior Rob Sacre earned WCC Defensive Player of the Year honors while freshman point guard Kevin Pangos was awarded the WCC Newcomer of the Year.

Loyola Marymount head coach Max Good was named the WCC Coach of the year after leading the Lions to a 19 win season which included victories over three Top 25 teams.

In addition to the individual awards, the West Coast Conference named their All-Conference Team. BYU's Brandon Davies and Noah Hartsock were the only Cougars named to the All-Conference Team. BYU freshman guard Matt Carlino was a Conference Honorable mention.

The rest of the All-WCC Team were Rob Sacre, Kevin Pangos and Elias Harris from Gonzaga, Angelo Caloiaro from San Francisco, Rob Jones and Matthew Dellavedova from St. Mary's, as well as Drew Viney and Anthony Ireland from LMU.

BYU guard Matt Carlino was one of five freshmen named to the All-West Coast Conference Freshman Team. Joining Carlino on the team was Gary Bell Jr. and Kevin Pangos from Gonzaga, Johnny Dee ffrom San Diego and St. Mary's Brad Waldow.

2011-12 West Coast Conference Player of the Year
Matthew Dellavedova, Jr., G, Saint Mary's

2011-12 West Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year
Rob Sacre, Sr., C, Gonzaga

2011-12 West Coast Conference Newcomer of the Year
Kevin Pangos, Fr., G, Gonzaga

2011-12 West Coast Conference Coach of the Year
Max Good, Loyola Marymount

2011-12 All-West Coast Conference Team

Player Year Position School
Angelo Caloiaro Sr. F San Francisco
Brandon Davies Jr. F BYU
Matthew Dellavedova Jr. G Saint Mary's
Elias Harris Jr. F Gonzaga
Noah Hartsock Sr. F BYU
Anthony Ireland So. G Loyola Marymount
Rob Jones Sr. F Saint Mary's
Kevin Pangos Fr. G Gonzaga
Rob Sacre Sr. C Gonzaga
Drew Viney Sr. F Loyola Marymount

Perris Blackwell (San Francisco); Matt Carlino (BYU); Johnny Dee (San Diego); Rashad Green (San Francisco); Stephen Holt (Saint Mary's); Corbin Moore (Pepperdine)

2011-12 All-West Coast Conference Freshman Team

Player Position School
Gary Bell, Jr. G Gonzaga
Matt Carlino G BYU
Johnny Dee G San Diego
Kevin Pangos G Gonzaga
Brad Waldow F Saint Mary's

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