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Towson F Benimon picks up NABC All-District honor

Posted on 13 March 2014 by WNST Staff

BENIMON NAMED FIRST TEAM NABC ALL-DISTRICT 10
Senior forward averages 18.9 points and 11.5 rebounds per game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Towson University men’s basketball senior forward Jerrelle Benimon was named first team National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 10, the organization announced on Wednesday.

Benimon, a two-time Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Year and 2013 Honorable Mention Associated Press All-American, also earned first team NABC honors last season.

Benimon has led Towson to a Division I school record 23 wins this season and a second-place regular season finish in the CAA.

The senior leads the Tigers in scoring (18.9 ppg), rebounding (11.5 rpg), assists (3.6 apg) and blocked shots (1.2 bpg). He also tops Division I with 21 double-doubles and his rebounding average ranks third in the country. Benimon’s 378 rebounds this season is a Division I school record at Towson and ties him with Navy’s David Robinson for the second-most rebounds in a season in CAA history.

Benimon was joined on the NABC All-District first team by Devon Saddler and Davon Usher of Delaware,Frantz Massenat of Drexel and Marcus Thornton of William & Mary. The second team consisted of Scott Eatherton of Northeastern, Chris Fouch of Drexel, Zeke Upshaw of Hofstra, Willis Hall of College of Charleston and Andre Nation of James Madison.

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Towson F Parker-Rivera nominated for NABC Good Works Team

Posted on 03 December 2013 by WNST Staff

PARKER-RIVERA NOMINATED FOR ALLSTATE NABC GOOD WORKS TEAM

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Towson University forward Timajh Parker-Rivera has been nominated for the 2014 Allstate National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Good Works Team. The award recognizes a select group of college basketball student-athletes who have made significant contributions to the greater good of their communities through volunteerism and civic service.

In its second year, the award honors players at all levels of college basketball who represent the sport’s finest in the areas of leadership and charitable achievements amongst their peers. The student-athletes nominated for this prestigious award embody the true spirit of teamwork and giving back.

From the 118 NABC nominees submitted by sports information directors across the nation on behalf of their schools, special voting panels will select a 10-member team comprised of five student-athletes from the NCAA Division I level and five student-athletes from NCAA Divisions II, III and the NAIA. Former Duke University student-athlete, two-time NCAA champion and seven-time NBA All-StarGrant Hill will headline the Allstate NABC Good Works Team voting panel.

Members of the Allstate NABC Good Works Team will be invited by Allstate, an official corporate partner of the NCAA, to the 2014 NABC Convention and 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four in Dallas, where they will participate in a community project in the city.

The Goods Works Team will be announced in February, 2014.

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Etherly honored again by NABC

Posted on 26 March 2013 by WNST Staff

Etherly Earns Repeat NABC All-District Honors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the second time in as many years, Loyola University Maryland forward Erik Etherly was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District I Second Team honors.

Etherly, who last year became the first Loyola player to earn All-District honors from the NABC since Mike Powell earned the honors in 1981-1982, also earned All-Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference First Team laurels for the second year in a row.

Iona’s Lamont Jones, Niagara’s Juan’ya Green, Canisius’ Billy Baron, Siena’s O.D. Anoskie and Stony Brook’s Tommy Brenton were named to the District I First Team. Boston University’s D.J. Irving, Fairfield’s Derek Needham, Niagara’s Antoine Mason and Stony Brook’s Jameel Warney joined Etherly on the Second Team.

Entering tonight’s game in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament Quarterfinals at East Carolina, Etherly is the team’s second-leading scorer, averaging 16.0 points per game. He also has led the team in rebounding with 6.5 per game and has contributed 48 assists, 43 steals and 28 blocked shots.

A graduate student who earned his bachelor’s degree in communications in December, Etherly scored his 1,000th career point in a January game at Fairfield. Over the final seven games of the regular-season, he had five games with 22 or more points, including three in a row with 23-plus.

On Sunday afternoon in in the CIT Second Round against Kent State, Etherly posted his third double-double of the season with 27 points and 11 rebounds. He went 17-of-19 from the free-throw line, and his 17 makes are tied for second all-time at Loyola in the single-game category.

Prior to the game at East Carolina, Etherly has scored 1,238 career points, good for 21st all-time at Loyola in just three seasons with the Greyhounds. His 662 career rebounds are 10th all-time, and his rebounding average (currently 7.2) will rank in the top-10 upon the conclusion of his career.

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Towson’s Benimon picks up NABC honor

Posted on 26 March 2013 by WNST Staff

BENIMON EARNS NABC ALL-DISTRICT FIRST TEAM HONORS
National Association of Basketball Coaches Recognizes Towson Junior

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Junior Jerrelle Benimon of Towson University has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 10 first team. The NABC announced its 24 Division I all-district teams today.

Benimon, who was named the 2013 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Player of the Year and earned ECAC Division I All-Star accolades, recorded double-doubles in 20 of the Tigers’ 31 contests. He is currently tied for the second highest total in Division I. He was the CAA’s fourth-leading scorer with 17.1 points per game and reached double figures in 27 of 31 outings.

The junior forward led the CAA and ranked third in the nation with 11.2 rebounds per game and his 346 rebounds set a Towson single-season record. It was the sixth-highest total in a season in CAA history. Showing his all-around game, Benimon was also third in the conference in blocked shots (1.9 bpg) and fourth in field goal percentage (53.3 percent). He led Towson with 79 assists.

Benimon was joined on the District 10 first team by UNC Wilmington’s Keith Rendleman, Delaware’s Devon Sadler, Northeastern’s Joel Smith and William & Mary’s Marcus Thornton.

Selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC, these student-athletes represent the finest basketball players across America. The 242 student-athletes, from 24 districts, are eligible for the NABC Coaches’ Division I All-America teams.

To see the complete list of 2012-13 NABC Division I All-District teams, visit http://www.nabc.org/awards/all_district/FINAL-2012-13NABC-D1-ALL-DISTRICT-TEAMS-3.pdf


About the National Association of Basketball Coaches

Located in Kansas City, Mo., the NABC was founded in 1927 by Forrest “Phog” Allen, the legendary basketball coach at the University of Kansas. Allen, a student of James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, organized coaches into this collective group to serve as Guardians of the Game. The NABC currently has nearly 5,000 members consisting primarily of university and college men’s basketball coaches. All members of the NABC are expected to uphold the core values of being a Guardian of the Game by bringing attention to the positive aspects of the sport of basketball and the role coaches play in the academic and athletic lives of today’s student-athletes. The four core values of being a Guardian of the Game are advocacy, leadership, service and education. Additional information about the NABC, its programs and membership, can be found at www.nabc.org.

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