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Rayford Young Honored by Big 12 Coaches




March 3, 1999

LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech guard Rayford Young (Pampa, Texas) has been selected to the all-Big 12 second team by the league's coaches it was announced today.

Young led Texas Tech in scoring with 16.4 points per game. He had key performances in Texas Tech victories over Kansas and Nebraska. Last season, Young was an all-Big 12 honorable mention selection.

Coaches' 1998-99 All-Big 12 Team

First Team Albert White, Missouri G/F 6-5 Jr. Venson Hamilton , Nebraska C 6-10 Sr. Adrian Peterson, Okahoma State G 6-4 Sr. Chris Mihm, Texas C 7-0 So. Gabe Muoneke, Texas F 6-7 Jr.

Second Team Marcus Fizer, Iowa State F 6-8 So. Eric Chenowith, Kansas C 7-0 So. Eduardo Najera, Oklahoma F 6-8 Jr. Desmond Mason, Oklahoma State F 6-6 Jr. Rayford Young, Texas Tech G 5-11 Jr.

Third Team Kenny Price, Colorado G 6-4 Sr. Cookie Belcther, Nebraska G 6-4 Jr. Ryan Humphrey, Oklahoma F 6-8 So. Kris Clack, Texas G/F 6-5 Sr. Clifton Cook, Texas A&M G 6-1 Jr.

Coach of the Year: Rick Barnes, Texas Player of the Year: Venson Hamilton, Nebraska Newcomer of the Year: Clifton Cook, Texas A&M Freshman of the Year: Jeff Boschee, Kansas



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