Thorns, Ventress named to All-Mountain West First Team


    Several TCU basketball players earned all-conference honors Monday night.

    On the men’s side, senior point guard Hank Thorns was named to the first team All-Mountain West, while senior forward J.R. Cadot was named to the second team. Guard Kyan Anderson was named Mountain West Freshman of the Year and sophomore forward Amric Fields took home Mountain West Sixth Man of the Year honors.

    TCU women’s basketball guard Natalie Ventress earned first team All-Mountain West honors and was named conference freshman of the year. Senior guard Antoinette Thompson was earned honorable mention All-Mountain West.

    Here’s a complete look at the first team rosters:

    All-Mountain West First Team (Men)

    Wes Eikmeier, Colorado State, Jr., G.
    Drew Gordon, New Mexico, Sr., F.
    Jamaal Franklin, San Diego State, So., G.
    Hank Thorns Jr., TCU, Sr., G.
    Mike Moser, UNLV, So., F.

    All-Mountain West First Team (Women)

    Courtney Clements, San Diego State, Jr., G.
    Chelsea Hopkins, San Diego State, Jr., G. 
    Kim Mestdagh, Colorado State, Sr., G/F.
    Caroline Durbin, New Mexico, Jr., G.
    Natalie Ventress, TCU, Fr., G.
    Lenita Sanford, UNLV, Sr., F/C.