Four Cougs Make Pac-10 Men’s Basketball All-Academic First Team

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Washington State’s Aron Baynes, Daven Harmeling, Nikola Koprivica and Taylor Rochestie are on the 2009 Pac-10 men’s basketball all-academic first team.

Baynes, a senior majoring in movement studies, has a 3.24 grade point average; Harmeling, a senior majoring in health and fitness education, has a 3.54 GPA; Koprivica, a junior majoring in international business, has a 3.39 GPA, and Rochestie, a senior majoring in communication, has a 3.37 GPA.

Baynes is a native of Cairns, Australia; Harmeling is from Grand Junction, Colo.; Koprivica is from Belgrade, Serbia, and Rochestie is a native of Santa Barbara, Calif.

Arizona State’s Derek Glasser was the other first-team selection.