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TCU's Hank Thorns Named To Pre-Season All-Mountain West Team

TCU's Hank Thorns was named to the 2011-12 preseason Mountain West all-conference team.

The Mountain West had their basketball media days on Wednesday and Thursday with the media releasing the preseason all-conference teams and TCU Horned Frogs guard Hank Thorns made the cut. For the 2010-11 season Thorns was named an all-Mountain West third team selection while averaging 10.3 points and seven assists per game.

TCU as a team was selected by the media to finish seventh place just ahead of the new comer Boise St. Broncos by one point and only four points behind the Wyoming Cowboys.

Rk. School (First-Place Votes Pts.
1. New Mexico (22) 203
2. UNLV (4) 183
3. San Diego State 158
4. Colorado State 119
5. Air Force 78
6. Wyoming 68
7. TCU 64
8. Boise State 63

Name Class Position Institution
Oscar Bellfield Sr. G UNLV
Drew Gordon  Sr. F New Mexico
Chance Stanback  Sr. G/F UNLV
Hank Thorns  Sr. G TCU
Kendall Williams So. G New Mexico
Preseason Player of the Year
Drew Gordon, Sr., F, New Mexico
Preseason Newcomer of the Year
Xavier Thames, So., G, San Diego State
Preseason Freshman of the Year
Hugh Greenwood, G, New Mexico


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Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.