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Four Panthers named All-Big East

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HARTFORD, Conn. — Pitt junior Shavonte Zellous was named to the All-Big East first team and senior Marcedes Walker to the second team Friday night at the conference banquet.

Walker, a 6-foot-3 center, is Pitt’s first four-time All-Big East selection.

Pitt’s Chelsea Cole and Taneisha Harrison were named to the All-Freshmen team.

Notre Dame senior Charel Allen of Monessen was a first-team pick, while West Virginia senior Meg Bulger of Oakland Catholic was a second-team choice and won the Sportsmanship Award.

Connecticut’s Maya Moore became the first player in Big East history’ men’s or women’s, to sweep Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year honors.

UConn’s Geno Auriemma and Syracuse’s Quentin Hillsman shared Coach of Year honors. Rutgers sophomore Epiphanny Prince was named Most Improved and UConn’s Ketia Swanier won the Sixth Man Award.

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