NDSU's Alexander Named AP Honorable Mention All-America

NDSU's Alexander Named AP Honorable Mention All-America

(gobison.com) - North Dakota State senior guard Lawrence Alexander has been named an Associated Press honorable mention men's basketball All-American, it was announced Monday, March 30. Alexander joins Taylor Braun (2014) and Ben Woodside (2009) as the only players in NDSU history to earn the honorable mention All-America distinction.
 
Alexander was named The Summit League's Player of the Year and Tournament MVP this season, as well as earning NABC first-team All-District honors. He ranked fifth in the nation in minutes per game (38.5) and eighth nationally in three-point percentage (44.1%) for the season.
 
The Peoria, Ill., native set new NDSU career records for minutes played (4,631), games started (131) and wins (90). Alexander finished his Bison career ranked fourth in school history with 1,755 points.
 
First Team
Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
Jahlil Okafor, Duke
Jerian Grant, Notre Dame
Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky
D'Angelo Russell, Ohio State
 
Second Team
Delon Wright, Utah
Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky
Seth Tuttle, Northern Iowa
Bobby Portis, Arkansas
Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia
 
Third Team
Buddy Hield, Oklahoma
Kyle Wiltjer, Gonzaga
Rakeem Christmas, Syracuse
Georges Niang, Iowa State
Kevin Pangos, Gonzaga
 
Honorable Mention
Lawrence Alexander, North Dakota State; Justin Anderson, Virginia; Ryan Arcidiacono, Villanova; Ron Baker, Wichita State; Jalen Cannon, St. Francis, Brooklyn; Karl Cochran, Wofford; Kyle Collinsworth, BYU; Quinn Cook, Duke; Kris Dunn, Providence; Perry Ellis, Kansas; Rico Gathers, Baylor; Madarious Gibbs, Texas Southern; Anthony Gill, Virginia; Kendall Gray, Delaware State; Ty Greene, S.C.-Upstate; Olivier Hanlan, Boston College; Montrezl Harrell, Louisville; Martez Harrison, UMKC; Tyler Harvey, Eastern Washington; Corey Hawkins, UC Davis; Tyler Haws, BYU; LaDontae Henton, Providence; Darrun Hilliard, Villanova; R.J. Hunter, Georgia State; Stanley Johnson, Arizona; Tyus Jones, Duke; Tyler Kalinoski, Davidson; Tim Kempton, Lehigh; David Laury, Iona; Damon Lynn, NJIT; Derrick Marks, Boise State; Jerell Martin, LSU; T.J. McConnell, Arizona; Mikh McKinney, Sacramento State; Nic Moore, SMU; Justin Moss, Buffalo; Saah Nimley, Charleston Southern; Cameron Payne, Murray State; Chasson Randle, Stanford; Justin Sears, Yale; Kenneth "Speedy" Smith, Louisiana Tech; Keifer Sykes, Green Bay; Marcus Thornton, William & Mary; Melo Trimble, Maryland; Fred VanVleet, Wichita State; Thomas Walkup, Stephen F. Austin; Jameel Warney, Stony Brook; Dez Wells, Maryland; Joseph Young, Oregon.

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