Tuesday, March 08, 2005
TUSCALOOSA – The United States Basketball Writers Association released its 2005 All-District teams on Tuesday, and its awards included two University of Alabama starters.
Senior guard Earnest Shelton of Memphis and junior forward Kennedy Winston of Prichard were among the 10 players named to the District 4 team. That district includes players from the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida.
Louisville’s Francisco Garcia was voted District Player of the Year, and Kentucky’s Tubby Smith the District Coach of the Year.
The All-District team included: Kennedy Winston and Earnest Shelton of Alabama, Miami’s Guillermo Diaz, Louisville’s Francisco Garcia, Kentucky’s Chuck Hayes, Georgia Tech’s Jarrett Jack, Florida’s Anthony Roberson, Mississippi State’s Lawrence Roberts, Memphis’ Darius Washington, and Western Kentucky’s Anthony Winchester.