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:
Doug McDermott, Creighton
Jabari Parker, Duke
Russ Smith, Louisville
Shabazz Napier, Connecticut
Sean Kilpatrick, Cincinnati
Nick Johnson, Arizona
Andrew Wiggins, Kansas
Nik Strauskas, Michigan
Melvin Ejim, Iowa State
TJ Warren, NC State
Cleanthony Early, Wichita State
Kyle Anderson, UCLA
Julius Randle, Kentucky
Scottie Welbekin, Florida
Congratulations to Kyle Anderson on becoming UCLA’s first AP All-America selection since 2008. http://t.co/mPg1z662LO
— UCLA Basketball (@UCLAMBB) March 31, 2014