Pitt players get Big East honors

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Pitt senior Tray Woodall and freshman Steven Adams received Big East honors today.

Woodall, a 5-foot-11 guard, was named third-team all-Big East. Adams, a 7-foot center, was named to the Big East all-rookie team.

Adams is the first Pitt freshman to be named to the all-rookie team since DeJuan Blair in 2008. He averaged 7.1 points and a team-leading 6.2 rebounds per game.

Woodall averaged a team-high 11.7 points and 5.2 assists per game during the regular season.

Players to earn first-team all-conference honors include: Shabazz Napier of Connecticut, Otto Porter of Georgetown, Gorgui Dineg and Russ Smith of Louisville, Bryce Cotton of Providence and Jack Cooley of Notre Dame.

Pitt's next game will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in a Big East quarterfinal game against Syracuse, South Florida or Seton Hall.

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Ray Fittipaldo: rfittipaldo@post-gazette.com and Twitter@rayfitt1.


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