March 25, 2008
University of New Mexico senior J.R. Giddens was named high-major All-American by CollegeHoops.net today. Giddens led the Mountain West Conference in scoring (18.3 ppg) and rebounding (8.3 rpg) during league games while guiding the Lobos to a 24-9 record (11-5 MWC).
Giddens received third team consideration from the web-based publication.
Giddens honors for the 2007-08 season included:
CollegeHoops.net 3rd Team High-Major All-American
USBWA District VIII Payer of the Year
NABC 1st Team All-District
MWC co-Player of the Year
1st Team All-MWC
5-Time MWC Player of the Week