Raheem Anderson Earns Spot in NABC 2018 Reese’s Division III College All-Star Game

Raheem Anderson Earns Spot in NABC 2018 Reese’s Division III College All-Star Game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 13, 2018) – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced rosters for the 2018 Reese's® Division III College All-Star game, which will be played as part of the 2018 NCAA® Division III Men's Basketball Championship.  Reese's brand is the official candy partner of the NCAA.

The Reese's Division III College All-Star game will be played on Saturday, March 17, at 3:30 p.m. (EDT), prior to the NCAA Division III championship game at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va.  The teams are composed of two senior student-athletes from each of the eight regions in Division III, two seniors selected by online voting on D3hoops.com and two senior at-large selections.

The game features a pair of outstanding former coaches who have both been recipients of the NABC Division III Distinguished Service Award.  Former Hendrix College coach Cliff Garrison will coach the West team and former University of Rochester and Hobart College coach Mike Neer will guide the East team.

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2018 Reese's NABC Division III All-Stars – West

SCHOOL

NAME

HT.

WT.

POS.

NO.

Penn State Altoona

Ishimeal Nance

6'5"

200

G/F

0

Augsburg University

Collin Olmscheid

6'8"

220

F

2

Ohio Wesleyan University

Nate Axelrod

5'7"

155

G

3

Franklin & Marshall College

Brandon Federici

6'4"

205

G

5

Husson University

Raheem Anderson

6'1"

170

G

13

Olivet College

Jalen Adams

6'5"

180

G

14

Albertus Magnus College

Jaqhawn Walters

6'6"

215

F

15

Whitman College

Tim Howell 

6'1"

165

G

23

Washington University in St. Louis

Andrew Sanders

6'5"

220

F

33

North Central College

Alex Sorenson

6'8"

225

F

44

HEAD COACH: Cliff Garrison

Hendrix

       

ASST. COACH: Thad McCracken

Hendrix

       

2018 Reese's NABC Division III All-Stars – East

SCHOOL

NAME

HT.

WT.

POS.

NO.

Christopher Newport University

Aaron McFarland

6'0"

185

G

1

Averett University

James Contreras, Jr.

6'0"

160

G

2

Eastern Connecticut State University

Tarchee Brown

6'3"

215

G

3

Cabrini University

Tyheim Monroe

6'6"

210

F

5

Union College

Kevin Weckworth

6'2"

170

G

13

The College at Brockport

Hamed Shamseldin

6'0"

180

G

21

Catholic University

Jay Howard

6'4"

220

F

22

Baruch College

Chimaechi Ekekeugbor

6'5"

210

F

32

York College of PA

Dalton Myers

6'7"

235

F

34

Washington & Lee University

Clayton Murtha

6'6"

235

F

55

HEAD COACH: Mike Neer

Rochester/Hobart

       

ASST: COACH: Verne Canfield

Washington & Lee

       

Raheem Anderson becomes the first player in program history to earn a spot on the NABC Division III College All-Star Game.

The four-time All-Conference selection lead the team in points (548), scoring average (21.1), field goals made (196), field goal attempts (442), free throw percentage (.899), 3-point field goals attempts (148), free throws made (107), free throw attempts (119), assists (74), assists per game (2.8), steals (43), steals per game (1.7) and ranked second in rebounds (136) and rebounds per game (5.2) in 2018. The guard finished the season leading the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) in points, points per game and free throw percentage to en-route to earning back-to-back conference Player of the Year honors, becoming the first player to achieve this honor since Ray Alley in 1993 and 1994, and the third overall player to ever do this program history. Anderson is also just the fourth player in program history to be name player of the year twice in their HU Careers.

In 117 career games played, Anderson tallied 2,429 points, 344 assists, 500 rebounds, 166 steals, and 19 blocks, while shooting 37.6 percent (835-for-1844) from the floor, 33.1 percent (107-for-119) from behind the arc and 88.6 percent (480-for-542) from the free throw line. He averaged 20.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists, and 1.4 steals per game in his career.

He will finish his career as the program's all-time career leader in free throws made and free throw percentage, while being ranked among the program's career leaders in 3-point field goals made (2nd), 3-point field goals attempted (2nd), free throws attempted (2nd), field goals made (3rd), field goals attempted (3rd), points (3rd), scoring average (6th), assists (11th), steals (14th), steals average (tied for 19th), games played (12th) and assists average (20th).

Anderson earned D3Hoops.com All-American Honorable Mention, First Team All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), D3Hoops.com Second Team All-Northeast, National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) First Team All-Northeast honors and was chosen as ECAC New England Player of the Year in 2017, while being selected to the NAC All-Tournament Team in 2016 and 2017. He was named the NAC Tournament MVP in 2017.

He became the 31st Eagle captain to record 1,000 career points on February 6, 2016 in a 101-95 loss to Johnson and the 3rd captain to surpass the 2,000-career point mark on December 8, 2017 in a 69-52 win over Green Mountain.

Anderson is the 16th player in program history to score 1,000 or more points, grab 500 or more rebounds, record 150 or more assists and 150 or more steals in their career at Husson.

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