March 2, 2017
Men's Basketball Puts Three on All-SAC Teams
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSac.com) -- Three Catawba College men’s basketball players earned post-season honors as announced by the South Atlantic Conference on Thursday. Second team all-league honors went to senior KJ Arrington (Newport News, Va./Benbigh/Henry CC) and junior Jameel Taylor (Anderson, S.C./Hanna). Junior Jerrin Morrison (Charlotte, N.C./E. Mecklenburg) was an honorable mention selection.
Arrington averaged 15 points a game for Catawba this season. He chipped in with 5.3 rebounds a contest and handed out 53 assists. Arrington connected on 45% of shots with 36 three-point field goals and shot 75% at the line.
Taylor led Catawba in scoring at 17.6 a game. He also led the team with 106 assists and 43 steals. Taylor canned 50.7% of his shot attempts and was an 82% free throw shooter.
Morrison was second to Taylor in scoring for Catawba at 15.8 a contest. He was the team’s top rebounder at 7.0 a game. Morrison shot 46% from the field and handed out 48 assists to go along with 34 steals and 24 blocks.
Charles Clark, of Carson-Newman, was voted the Player of the Year with Newberry’s Marshall Lange taking homo Freshman of the Year honors. Lincoln Memorial’s Josh Schertz was tabbed as the Coach of the Year.
2016-17 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball All-Conference Teams
Charles Clark, Carson-Newman
Luquon Choice, Lincoln Memorial
Chris Perry, Lincoln Memorial
Randall Shaw, Anderson
Jalin Alexander, Queens
Mike Baez, Wingate
Sawyer Williams, Carson-Newman
Jameel Taylor, Catawba
Todd Withers, Queens
Dorian Pinson, Lincoln Memorial
KJ Arrington, Catawba
Josh Dominguez, Wingate
Daniel Camps, Queens
Kendall Patterson, Tusculum
Mike Davis, Queens
Jerrin Morrison, Catawba
Keith Griffin, Wingate
Darrion Evans, Lenoir-Rhyne
Marshall Lange, Newberry
Cornelius Taylor, Lincoln Memorial
Carlos Dotson, Anderson
Daniel Carr, Queens
Justin Hartfield, Mars Hill
Player of the Year: Charles Clark, Carson-Newman
Freshman of the Year: Marshall Lange, Newberry
Coach of the Year: Josh Schertz, Lincoln Memorial
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