April 3, 2003

NORMAN, Okla. - Hollis Price picked up yet another postseason honor today as he was named a second-team All-American by the Associated Press. Price received 261 points in the voting, just 12 fewer than first-team member Dwyane Wade of Marquette.

Price, a 6-1, 170-pound New Orleans native, averaged 18.0 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.6 steals per contest for the 27-7 Sooners and led his squad to the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight. In Big 12 games, Price averaged 20.1 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.6 steals per outing. Price made 94 three-pointers this year for the third-highest single-season total in school history. His .433 season percentage ranks third in the Big 12 Conference while his .509 mark in Big 12 games ranked second. He also set a single-season school record with his .929 free throw percentage and set a career record with a four-year .861 free throw mark. Price racked up 110 wins as a Sooner, most in school history.

Besides Wade, first-team AP All-American honorees were David West (Xavier), T.J. Ford (Texas), Josh Howard (Wake Forest) and Nick Collison (Kansas). Other second-team selections were Kyle Korver (Creighton), Troy Bell (Boston College), Jason Gardner (Arizona) and Carmelo Anthony (Syracuse). Members of the third team were Brian Cook (Illinois), Reece Gaines (Louisville), Kirk Hinrich (Kansas), Keith Bogans (Kentucky) and Ron Slay (Tennessee).