Rush Named to Sporting News All-Freshman Team

March 13, 2006


University of Kansas freshman Brandon Rush has been named to the Sporting News All-Freshman Team, the publication announced on Monday. The award winners were determined by Sporting News writers and editors. This honor comes on the heels of several other awards with with which Rush has been honored. The Kansas City, Mo., native has already been named the Big 12 Freshman of the Year as well as voted to the All-Big 12 First Team and the AP All-Big 12 Second Team.

The 2006 Sporting News College Basketball Awards will be featured in the March 24 issue of the award-winning magazine – on newsstands, Wednesday, March 15. Rush and the rest of the Kansas men’s basketball team will face Bradley University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 17, in Auburn Hills, Mich.

Sporting News All-Freshman Team
Dominic James, Marquette
Brandon Rush, Kansas
Tyrus Thomas, LSU
Shawne Williams, Memphis
Tyler Hansbrough, North Carolina