Williams-Goss named NABC second team All-American - SWX Right Now-Sports for Spokane, CdA, Tri-Cities, WA

Williams-Goss named NABC second team All-American

Williams-Goss named NABC Coaches Division 1 All-American Second Team Williams-Goss named NABC Coaches Division 1 All-American Second Team

By Gonzaga Athletics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2017 NABC Coaches' Division I All-America teams. Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss was named Second Team All-American. Selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC, these 15 student-athletes represent the finest basketball players across America.

Williams-Goss, who was recently named the West Coast Conference Player of the Year, currently leads Gonzaga in scoring (16.5 points per game), assists (4.7 per game) and steals (1.8 per game). The redshirt junior is grabbing 5.9 rebounds per game. The Happy Valley, Ore. native is shooting 89.5 percent from the free-throw line. He was also named first team Academic All-American for his performance in the classroom.

Top-seeded Gonzaga (35-1) faces 11th-seeded Xavier (23-14) in the West Regional Finals Saturday at 3:09 p.m. Pacific Time on TBS.
 
2017 NABC COACHES’ DIVISION I ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM
 
Lonzo Ball, UCLA, 6-6, 190, Freshman, Guard, Chino Hills, Calif.
Josh Hart, Villanova, 6-5, 215, Senior, Guard, Silver Spring, Md.
Justin Jackson, North Carolina, 6-8, 210, Junior, Forward/Guard, Tomball, Texas
Frank Mason III, Kansas, 5-11, 190, Senior, Guard, Petersburg, Va.
Caleb Swanigan, Purdue, 6-9, 250, Sophomore, Forward, Fort Wayne, Ind.
2017 NABC COACHES’ DIVISION I ALL-AMERICA SECOND TEAM
 
Dillon Brooks, Oregon, 6-7, 225, Junior, Forward, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Luke Kennard, Duke, 6-6, 202, Sophomore, Guard, Franklin, Ohio
Malik Monk, Kentucky, 6-3, 200, Freshman, Guard, Lepanto, Ark.
Johnathan Motley, Baylor, 6-10, 230, Junior, Forward, Houston, Texas
Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga, 6-3, 195, Junior, Guard, Happy Valley, Ore.
 
2017 NABC COACHES’ DIVISION I ALL-AMERICA THIRD TEAM
 
Markelle Fultz, Washington, 6-4, 195, Freshman, Guard, Upper Marlboro, Md.
Ethan Happ, Wisconsin, 6-10, 232, Sophomore, Forward, Milan, Ill.
Josh Jackson, Kansas, 6-8, 207, Freshman, Forward, Detroit, Mich.
Lauri Markkanen, Arizona, 7-0, 230, Freshman, Guard, Jyvaskyla, Finland
Alec Peters, Valparaiso, 6-9, 235, Senior, Forward, Washington, Ill.
  • College SportsCollegeMore>>

  • Zags drop final regular season game to Fresno State 9-2

    Zags drop final regular season game to Fresno State 9-2

    Courtesy: Gonzaga AthleticsCourtesy: Gonzaga Athletics

    FRESNO, Calif.—The Gonzaga baseball team played one final regular season game Monday night, falling 9-2 to Fresno State at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium in Fresno. The Fresno State Bulldogs took an early lead, scoring two in the first inning after loading the bases...

    More >>

    FRESNO, Calif.—The Gonzaga baseball team played one final regular season game Monday night, falling 9-2 to Fresno State at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium in Fresno. The Fresno State Bulldogs took an early lead, scoring two in the first inning after loading the bases...

    More >>
  • Report: Gonzaga and Creighton agree to home-and-home series starting next season

    Report: Gonzaga and Creighton agree to home-and-home series starting next season

    Gonzaga Will Host Creighton Next SeasonGonzaga Will Host Creighton Next Season

    The Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team has agreed to a home-and-home series against the Creighton Bluejays starting next season, according to The Spokesman-Review.

    More >>

    The Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team has agreed to a home-and-home series against the Creighton Bluejays starting next season, according to The Spokesman-Review.

    More >>
  • WSU's Hercules Mata’afa named to Lott Impact Trophy watch list

    WSU's Hercules Mata’afa named to Lott Impact Trophy watch list

    Courtesy: Washington State AthleticsCourtesy: Washington State Athletics

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa has been named to the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy, The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced recently. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott...

    More >>

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa has been named to the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy, The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced recently. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott...

    More >>
  • GonzagaGonzagaMore>>

  • Zags drop final regular season game to Fresno State 9-2

    Zags drop final regular season game to Fresno State 9-2

    Courtesy: Gonzaga AthleticsCourtesy: Gonzaga Athletics

    FRESNO, Calif.—The Gonzaga baseball team played one final regular season game Monday night, falling 9-2 to Fresno State at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium in Fresno. The Fresno State Bulldogs took an early lead, scoring two in the first inning after loading the bases...

    More >>

    FRESNO, Calif.—The Gonzaga baseball team played one final regular season game Monday night, falling 9-2 to Fresno State at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium in Fresno. The Fresno State Bulldogs took an early lead, scoring two in the first inning after loading the bases...

    More >>
  • Report: Gonzaga and Creighton agree to home-and-home series starting next season

    Report: Gonzaga and Creighton agree to home-and-home series starting next season

    Gonzaga Will Host Creighton Next SeasonGonzaga Will Host Creighton Next Season

    The Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team has agreed to a home-and-home series against the Creighton Bluejays starting next season, according to The Spokesman-Review.

    More >>

    The Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team has agreed to a home-and-home series against the Creighton Bluejays starting next season, according to The Spokesman-Review.

    More >>
  • Gonzaga's Pagdanganan wraps season up with 73 at the NCAA Championships

    Gonzaga's Pagdanganan wraps season up with 73 at the NCAA Championships

    Courtesy: Gonzaga AthleticsCourtesy: Gonzaga Athletics

    SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – Bianca Pagdanganan ended her time at the 2017 NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., on Monday with a one-over 73 in the final round. Pagdanganan’s 73 was the best round in NCAA Championships history for the Zags, besting her first round of 76 from last year...

    More >>

    SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – Bianca Pagdanganan ended her time at the 2017 NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., on Monday with a one-over 73 in the final round. Pagdanganan’s 73 was the best round in NCAA Championships history for the Zags, besting her first round of 76 from last year...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 SWXRN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.