LARAMIE -- Monday, the league's media made their selections.

Today, the coaches from around the Mountain West had their say.

A pair of Cowboys earned All-Mountain West honors on Tuesday as the conference announced Hunter Maldonado was named to the First Team and Graham Ike landed on the Second Team.

Both Wyoming teammates were named to the First Team, according to the media voting.

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Maldonado has earned All-MW honors now three times in his career, as he was named Honorable Mention the previous two seasons. It marks the first All-MW honor for Ike. It marks the first time since the 2017-18 season that a pair of Cowboys were on the First and Second Team, as Justin James and Hayden Dalton did so that season.

Ike finished the season averaging 19.9 points per game for second in the conference and No. 21 in the nation. He added 9.6 rebounds per game for the season to rank second in the conference and No. 20 in the nation.

 

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He recorded 13 doubles-doubles for the season to rank second in the conference and No. 19 in the nation. In conference play, Ike averaged a double-double with 20.3 points per game and 10.6 rebounds per night. He recorded 33 points against Boise State for his best in conference play and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds against San Jose State.

Maldonado finished the regular season averaging 18.7 points per game to rank fifth in the conference. He ranked second in the conference and ranks fifth in the nation with 6.4 assists per game. He also added 5.8 rebounds per night.

He recorded six double-doubles on the season and recorded one triple double becoming just the third Cowboy in school history to do so. He ranks No. 15 in the nation with 154 made free throws this season, a number that led the conference with Ike coming in second with 151.

Maldonado recorded a career-high 35 points in an overtime win against Colorado State. He recorded a career-high 12 assists against San Jose State and is Wyoming's single season leader in helpers with 192.

2021-22 All-Mountain West Men's Basketball Team

First Team
David Roddy, Jr., F, Colorado State
Orlando Robinson, Jr., F, Fresno State
Matt Bradley, Sr., G, San Diego State
Bryce Hamilton, Sr., G, UNLV
Hunter Maldonado, Sr., G, Wyoming

Second Team
Abu Kigab, Sr., F, Boise State
Marcus Shaver Jr., Sr., G, Boise State
Isaiah Stevens, Jr., G, Colorado State
Justin Bean, Sr., F, Utah State
Graham Ike, So., F, Wyoming

Third Team
Desmond Cambridge Jr., Sr., G, Nevada
Grant Sherfield, Jr., G, Nevada
Jaelen House, Jr., G, New Mexico
Jamal Mashburn Jr., So., G, New Mexico
Brandon Horvath, Sr., F, Utah State

Defensive Team
Abu Kigab, Sr., F, Boise State
Orlando Robinson, Jr., F, Fresno State
Lamont Butler, So., G, San Diego State
Nathan Mensah, Sr., F, San Diego State
Justin Bean, Sr., F, Utah State

Honorable Mention
A.J. Walker, Sr., G, Air Force
Emmanuel Akot, Sr., G, Boise State
Tyson Degenhart, Fr., F, Boise State
Nathan Mensah, Sr., F, San Diego State
Omari Moore, So., G, San José State
Royce Hamm Jr., Sr., F, UNLV

Player of the Year:  David Roddy, Jr., F, Colorado State
Defensive Player of the Year: Nathan Mensah, Sr., F, San Diego State
Newcomer of the Year: Matt Bradley, Sr., G, San Diego State
Sixth Man of the Year: Chad Baker-Mazara, So., G, San Diego State
Freshman of the Year: Tyson Degenhart, F, Boise State
Coach of the Year: Leon Rice, Boise State

* University of Wyoming Athletics media relations release

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