March 8, 2008
Houston, Reid Claim SAC Men's Basketball Post-Season Honors
ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba’s Antonio Houston (Charlotte, NC/E. Mecklenburg HS) has been named first team All-South Atlantic Conference, while Dominick Reid (Charlotte, NC/Cannon School) claimed SAC Freshman of the Year honors in awards announced by the league office on Friday. Reid becomes the second straight Catawba player to take the freshman honors, following Houston, who won the award last year.
Houston leads Catawba in scoring this season at 17.5 points per game in helping the Indians into the SAC Tournament semifinals on Saturday. In Wednesday’s first round win over Tusculum, the sophomore became just the third Catawba player to reach 1,000 career points. Houston has chipped in 3.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists a contest.
Reid is averaging 9.2 points and leads the team with nearly three assists a game. He hit clutch shots in the final seconds to put Catawba on top in wins Wingate and Mars Hill. In a win over Queens he tied the game in regulation with a three-pointer at the buzzer. The freshman moved into the starting lineup midway through the conference schedule.
2008 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE MEN’S BASKETBALL
ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS AND AWARD WINNERS
ALL-SAC FIRST TEAM
Antonio Houston, CATAWBA
Josh Kindred, Lenoir-Rhyne
Reggie Bratton, Lenoir-Rhyne
Clemente Martin, Newberry
Sean Barnette, Wingate
Bryan Grier, Wingate
ALL-SAC SECOND TEAM
Jordan Dixon, Carson-Newman
Josh Rudder, Lenoir-Rhyne
Terry Delaney, Lincoln Memorial
Jamarl Glen, Mars Hill
Jordan Lear, Tusculum
Kyle Moore, Tusculum
Cameron Sharp, Carson-Newman
Dominick Reid, CATAWBA
Ryan Whitaker, Lincoln Memorial
Grant Domsic, Newberry
Robert Troutman, Tusc ulum
COACH OF THE YEAR: John Lentz, Lenoir-Rhyne
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Sean Barnette, Wingate
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Dominick Reid, CATAWBA
SAC SCHOLAR-ATHLETE: Jesse McMurray, Carson-Newman
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Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th
Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic
Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60
Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103
Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58
Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87
Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52
Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73
Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.
Swimming vs. QUEENS noon
Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.
Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.
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