Mar 15, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, USA; UCLA Bruins guard/forward Kyle Anderson (5) celebrates after cutting the net after the championship game of the Pac-12 Conference college basketball tournament against the Arizona Wildcats at MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Bruins defeated the Wildcats 75-71. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

UCLA Basketball: Kyle Anderson Receives Third Team AP All-America Honors

UCLA Basketball’s Kyle Anderson was named to the Associated Press All-America Third Team today for his his achievements in the 2014-14 college basketball season.

Anderson was one of the driving forces behind UCLA’s exciting return to the NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen run. He also helped UCLA capture the Pac-12 Tournament Championship, being named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.

Anderson and the Bruins went 28-9 overall and 12-6 conference in his second year as floor general. He lead the Bruins in rebounds and assists, collecting 8.8 per game and 6.5 per game, respectively. Anderson was the second leading scorer with 14.6 points per game, behind fellow sophomore, Jordan Adams.

Anderson had also received Pac-12 regular season honors, as he was named to the First-Team a few weeks ago.

Here is the full list of the Al-America Teams:

First Team

Doug McDermott, Creighton

Jabari Parker, Duke

Russ Smith, Louisville

Shabazz Napier, Connecticut

Sean Kilpatrick, Cincinnati

Second Team

Nick Johnson, Arizona

Andrew Wiggins, Kansas

Nik Strauskas, Michigan

Melvin Ejim, Iowa State

TJ Warren, NC State

Third Team

Cleanthony Early, Wichita State

Kyle Anderson, UCLA

Julius Randle, Kentucky

Scottie Welbekin, Florida


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