Six SAC Student-Athletes Named to D2CCA Men's Basketball Southeast Region Teams, Lincoln Memorial's Terry Named Southeast Region Player of the Year

Six SAC Student-Athletes Named to D2CCA Men's Basketball Southeast Region Teams, Lincoln Memorial's Terry Named Southeast Region Player of the Year

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Lincoln Memorial University senior forward Emanuel Terry has been voted the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioner's Association (D2CCA) Southeast Region Men's Basketball Player-of-the-Year.

A 6-9 forward from Enterprise, Ala., Terry emerged as one of the most dominant forces in the nation this season. The senior is averaging 16.9 points, 10.1 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game while shooting a league-leading 70.9 percent from the floor. Terry leads the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) in total blocks with 64 and rebounds per game with 10.1, while ranking fifth in points per game. His field-goal percentage is the second-highest mark in the nation and in program history. Additionally, Terry was named the SAC Player of the Year as well as the inaugural SAC Defensive Player of the Year.

Joining Terry on the Southeast Region first team were guards Charles Clark of Carson-Newman, Jordan Floyd of King, and Detrek Browning of Francis Marion, along with forward Dorian Pinson of Lincoln Memorial. Selected to the second team were guards Trevon Shaw of Lincoln Memorial, DeQuan Abrom of Belmont Abbey, and Rob Valentine of Newberry. Forwards Todd Withers of Queens and Nigel Grant of UNC Pembroke rounded out the Southeast Region second team.

Players selected to the region first team will now be listed on the D2CCA All-American national ballot. The All-American team will be announced Monday, March 19.

2018 D2CCA SOUTHEAST REGION MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM

First Team

Emanuel Terry

Lincoln Memorial University

Forward

6-9

Sr.

Enterprise, Ala.

Detrek Browning

Francis Marion University

Guard

6-0

Sr.

Columbia, S.C.

Jordan Floyd

King University

Guard

6-2

Jr.

Stone Mountain, Ga.

Charles Clark

Carson-Newman University

Guard

6-2

Sr.

Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Dorian Pinson

Lincoln Memorial University

Forward

6-5

Sr.

Greenville, S.C.

Second Team

Todd Withers

Queens University of Charlotte

Forward

6-8

Sr.

Greensboro, N.C.

Nigel Grant

UNC Pembroke

Forward

6-7

Sr.

Bronx, N.Y.

Trevon Shaw

Lincoln Memorial University

Guard

6-2

Sr.

St. Helena Island, S.C.

DeQuan Abrom

Belmont Abbey College

Guard

6-2

So.

Upper Marlboro, Md.

Rob Valentine

Newberry College

Guard

6-2

Sr.

Richmond, Va.

About D2CCA: The Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-America Men's Basketball Team is sponsored by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association. The Division II Conference Commissioners Association encourages and promotes Division II athletics and high standards of sportsmanship as important elements of higher education. The CCA is a key communications link among the conferences as they discuss views, policies and regulations that impact Division II intercollegiate athletics and works closely with the NCAA as a communications channel to NCAA Division II member colleges and universities. The All-America Men's Basketball team is selected by the NCAA Division II members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (D2SIDA).