The 6-8, 210-pound freshman from Benton Harbor, Mich. was one of three freshmen to be a unanimous choice for the 11-member team. Along with Chandler, the unanimous picks were Devan Downey of Cincinnati and Dominic James of Marquette.
Chandler was a two-time BIG EAST Conference Rookie of the Week selection this season. He is averaging 11.2 points and 7.4 rebounds with 39 blocked shots. Chandler currently ranks ninth in the league in rebounding and 11th in blocked shots.
2005-06 All-BIG EAST First Team
Eric Hicks, Cincinnati, Sr., 6-6, 245, Greensboro, N.C.
*Rudy Gay, Connecticut, So., 6-9, 220, Baltimore, Md.
*Steve Novak, Marquette, Sr., 6-10, 220, Brown Deer, Wis.
Chris Quinn, Notre Dame, Sr., 6-2, 185, Dublin, Ohio
Aaron Gray, Pittsburgh, Jr., 7-0, 270, Emmaus, Pa.
Quincy Douby, Rutgers, Jr., 6-3, 175, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Gerry McNamara, Syracuse, Sr., 6-2, 182, Scranton, Pa.
*Randy Foye, Villanova, Sr., 6-4, 205, Newark, N.J.
*Allan Ray, Villanova, Sr., 6-2, 205, Bronx, N.Y.
Mike Gansey, West Virginia, Sr., 6-4, 205, Olmstead Falls, Ohio
Kevin Pittsnogle, West Virginia, Sr., 6-11, 255, Martinsburg, W.Va.
2005-06 All-BIG EAST Second Team
Hilton Armstrong, Connecticut, Sr., 6-11, 235, Peekskill, N.Y.
Marcus Williams, Connecticut, Jr., 6-3, 205, Los Angeles, Calif.
Jeff Green, Georgetown, So., 6-8, 225, Hyattsville, Md.
Roy Hibbert, Georgetown, So., 7-2, 272, Bethesda, Md.
Taquan Dean, Louisville, Sr., 6-3, 185, Red Bank, N.J.
Carl Krauser, Pittsburgh, Sr., 6-2, 200, Bronx, N.Y.
Donnie McGrath, Providence, Sr., 6-4, 190, Katonah, N.Y.
Donald Copeland, Seton Hall, Sr., 5-10, 173, Jersey City, N.J.
Kelly Whitney, Seton Hall, Sr., 6-8, 245, Chicago, Ill.
Kyle Lowry, Villanova, So., 6-1, 190, Philadelphia, Pa.
2005-06 BIG EAST Honorable Mention
James White, Cincinnati, Sr., 6-7, 200, Kensington, Md.
Rashad Anderson, Connecticut, Sr., 6-5, 215, Lakeland, Fla.
Josh Boone, Connecticut, Jr., 6-10, 237, Mt. Airy, Md.
Dominic James, Marquette, Fr., 5-10, 165, Richmond, Ind.
Lamont Hamilton, St. John's, Jr., 6-10, 253, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Solomon Jones, USF, Sr., 6-10, 230, Mount Dora, Fla.
BIG EAST All-Rookie Team
*Devan Downey, Cincinnati, 5-10, 175, Chester, S.C.
Jeff Adrien, Connecticut, 6-6, 225, Brookline, Mass.
*Wilson Chandler, DePaul, 6-8, 210, Benton Harbor, Mich.
Sam Young, Pittsburgh, 6-6, 210, Clinton, Md.
*Dominic James, Marquette, 5-10, 165, Richmond, Ind.
Jerel McNeal, Marquette, 6-3, 185, Country Club Hills, Ill.
Sharaud Curry, Providence, 5-10, 165, Gainesville, Ga.
Geoff McDermott, Providence, 6-7, 230, New Rochelle, N.Y.
JR Inman, Rutgers, 6-9, 220, Pomona, N.Y.
Anthony Farmer, Rutgers, 6-1, 190, Millville, N.J.
Eric Devendorf, Syracuse, 6-4, 175, Bay City, Mich.
*denotes unanimous selection
Wilson Chandler Named to BIG EAST Rookie Team
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