Shabazz nabs Pac-12 freshman of the year

UCLA’s Shabazz Muhammad was named the Pac-12’s freshman of the year.

Muhammad and Larry Drew II, who helped the Bruins win the conference title, were named first-team All-Pac-12. California’s Allen Crabbe was named the conference’s player of the year.

The Bruins’ Kyle Anderson was named second-team all-conference and was also on the all-freshman team.

Muhammad averaged 18.3 points per game. His made 42 percent of his three-pointers, ranking him third in the conference. He is the eighth UCLA player to be named the conference’s freshman of the year.

Drew averaged 7.7 assists, leading the conference. His 239 assists set a UCLA single-season record.

Anderson averaged 9.9 points, 8.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game.

Oregon’s Dana Altman was named the conference’s coach of the year.

-Chris Foster