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Wisconsin Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Post-Season Awards Announced

03/14/2018, 11:15am CDT
By Travis Wilson

The Wisconsin Collegiate Conference has announced its 2017-18 Men's Basketball All-Conference and postseason awards. 

State champion UW-Washington produced several recipients. A.J. Barnes was named the WCC-East Men's Basketball Player of the Year, and Steve Murphy was named the WCC-East Men's Basketball Coach of the Year.

Hudson Barsness (Wisconsin Heights HS) of UW-Baraboo was named the Player of the Year in the WCC-West. UW-Richland coach Zach Thayer, a former player for the Roadrunners and Royall HS, was named the WCC-West Coach of the Year.

The WCC also announced its All-Tournament Team:

All-Tournament Team
Riley Sutton, UW-Marathon
Andre Berry, UW-Baraboo
Quentin Beaudoin, UW-Sheboygan
Adrian Huerta, UW-Washington
J Braxton Thomas, UW-Washington

WCC-East Men's Basketball All-Conference 2017-18

FIRST TEAM

Name School Year Height High School

AJ Barnes UW- Washington Fr. 6’5” Bishop-McNamara
Alex Antoinie UW- Sheboygan So. 6’8” Sheboygan Falls
Rudy Montoya UW- Manitowoc Fr. 6’4” Two Rivers
Kurt Meyle UW- Waukesha So. 6’4” St. John’s Military
Matt Newman UW- Marinette So. 6’5” Sevastopol

SECOND TEAM

Ahmad Pender UW-Washington Fr. 6’2” Harlan Academy
Jayden Hardy UW-Waukesha Fr. 6’3” Nicolet
Adrian Huerta UW- Washington Fr. 6’0” Jones College Prep
Indy Johal UW- Fox Valley So. 6’3” Menasha
Tobin Otte UW-Fond du Lac Fr. 6’6” Dodgeland

HONORABLE MENTION

Ben Schaefer UW-Waukesha Fr. 6’3” Muskego
J Braxton Thomas UW- Washington Fr. 6’3” Bradley-Bourbonnais
Vinny Montazella UW- Sheboygan Fr. 6’0” Sheboygan Lutheran
Jason Gurholt UW- Fox Valley Fr. 6’3” Appleton
Bryce Thompson UW- Marinette So. 6’3” Big Bay de Noc, MI*
Hunter Hass UW- Marinette Fr. 6’0” Menominee, MI*

*Tie

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

AJ Barnes UW- Washington

COACH OF THE YEAR

Steve Murphy UW- Washington

WCC-West Men's Basketball All-Conference 2017-18

FIRST TEAM

Name School Year Height High School

Hudson Barsness UW- Baraboo Jr. 5’10” Wisconsin Heights
David Harper UW- Rock Jr. 6’4” Janesville
Jake Joslin UW- Marathon Jr. 6’7” Port Edwards
Montrell Hannah UW- Richland Fr. 5’9” Madison
Christian Webb UW- Baraboo Fr. 5’11” Racine Case

SECOND TEAM

Austin Frick UW- Marathon Fr. 6’3” Kodiak, AK
Jacob Hanus UW- Rock Fr. 6’3” Janesville
Covon Rudolph UW- Marshfield Jr. 6’0” St. Martin Cleveland, OH
Nathan McGrath UW- Marshfield Fr. 6’0” Marshfield
Riley Sutton UW- Marathon So. 6’4” Merrill*
Tarrin St. Germaine UW- Marathon Fr. 6’0” Mercer*

HONORABLE MENTION

Ethan Posteluk UW- Marshfield Fr. 6’1” Marshfield
Kane Irons UW-Richland So. 6’1” Cedar Rap, IA
Tavian Rising Sun Doud UW- Marathon Fr. 6’3” Lakeland
Ernest Cottier UW- Rock Fr. 6’5” Janesville

* Tie

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Hudson Barsness UW- Baraboo

COACH OF THE YEAR

Zach Thayer UW-Richland

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