Kyle Chilton | Posted: 27 Feb 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Bryant, Childs and Haws earn All-WCC honors

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference announced its 2017-18 awards today and Elijah Bryant, Yoeli Childs and TJ Haws earned accolades. The All-WCC teams and award winners are voted on by the league’s 10 head coaches and are based on league games only.

Bryant and Childs were named to the 2018 All-WCC First Team while Haws earned All-WCC Honorable Mention. BYU has placed two players on the All-WCC First Team each year since joining the league for the 2011-12 season.

In league play, Bryant averaged 18.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.3 steals. The junior guard was first on the team in scoring, second in rebounding and steals and third in assists. In the WCC, the Gwinnett, Georgia, native was second in scoring and free-throw percentage, tied for second in 3-point field goals made and tied for fifth in rebounding.

During the 18-game league slate, Bryant scored in double figures in all but one game, eclipsed 20 points seven times and had three double-doubles.

Childs, who earned All-WCC Freshman Team recognition last season, turned in averages of 17.9 points, 8.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.6 blocks. He was first on the team in rebounds and blocks and second in points and assists while also shooting a team-best 56.3 percent from the field. In the WCC, the sophomore forward was second in rebounds, third in scoring, and blocked shots and sixth in field goal percentage.

From South Jordan, Utah, Childs scored in double figures in all but one game, had seven 20-point games and posted nine double-doubles, second in the WCC.

Haws, an All-WCC and Freshman Team selection last season, averaged 11.9 points, 2.8 rebounds and a team-best 4.3 assists during the WCC schedule. He also led the Cougars with 1.5 steals per contest. In league play, Haws was second in steals, fifth in assist/turnover ratio and ninth in assists.

The Alpine, Utah, native scored in double figures 10 times during WCC play, had 20-plus points three times and posted five-plus assists seven times.

See the complete All-WCC announcement on

2017-18 All-WCC Men’s Basketball Major Individual Honors
Player of the Year  Jock Landale, Saint Mary’s
Coach of the Year  Mark Few, Gonzaga
Defensive Player of the Year  Namdi Okonkwo, Pacific
Newcomer of the Year  Zach Norvell, Gonzaga
2017-18 All-WCC Men’s Basketball First Team
Name Yr. Pos. School
Elijah Bryant Jr. G BYU
Yoeli Childs So. F BYU
KJ Feagin Jr. G Santa Clara
Frankie Ferrari Jr. G San Francisco
Rui Hachimura So. F Gonzaga
Jock Landale Sr. C Saint Mary’s
Emmett Naar Sr. G Saint Mary’s
Josh Perkins Jr. G Gonzaga
Isaiah Pineiro Jr. F San Diego
Johnathan Williams Sr. F Gonzaga
2017-18 All-WCC Men’s Basketball Second Team
Name Yr. Pos. School
James Batemon Jr. G Loyola Marymount
Calvin Hermanson Sr. F Saint Mary’s
Killian Tillie So. F Gonzaga
Jahlil Tripp So. G/F Pacific
Isaiah Wright Jr. G San Diego
2017-18 All-WCC Men’s Basketball Freshman Team
Name Pos. School
Souley Boum G San Francisco
Zach Norvell G Gonzaga
Colbey Ross G Pepperdine
Eli Scott F Loyola Marymount
Marcus Shaver G Portland
2017-18 WCC Men’s Basketball Honorable Mention Selections

Olin Carter III, San Diego; Roberto Gallinat, Pacific; TJ Haws, BYU; Silas Melson, Gonzaga; Zach Norvell, Gonzaga; Miles Reynolds, Pacific; Colbey Ross, Pepperdine; Marcus Shaver, Portland


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