Two named to SSAC Men's Basketball All-Conference Team

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Kedric Wilson was named to the All-Conference team for the second season in a row

Kedric Wilson was named to the All-Conference team for the second season in a row

March 5, 2008

Cleveland, Tenn. - In the Southern States Athletic Conference's yearly men's basketball awards, Shorter College's Tomas Pranciliauskas and Kedric Wilson were named All-Conference and Montagious Brown was named to the All-Freshman Team. On the academic side, Eryk Johnson, Larry Savage and Brodrick Walker were named All-Academic.

Pranciliauskas, a junior transfer from Pepperdine University, made outstanding contributions to the Hawks (18-11, 9-9) this season, leading the team in points scored, free throws and three-pointers. He is currently No. 1 in the nation in free throw percentage going 104-for-110, at 94.5%. On Jan. 24 against cross-town rival Berry, Pranciliauskas landed a season-high 30 points, and sits at 446 total points this year.

Wilson, a senior from Raceland, La., led the team in three-point percentage this season, and landed an impressive 142 shots from the field. He had 210 total rebounds, with a season high 13 coming against Oakwood College. In his two years with the Hawks, Wilson has compiled 767 points so far, with 333 total rebounds.

Brown was awarded for his efforts this season with All-Freshmen honors. He played in 29 games this year for the Hawks, scoring 127 points with 62 rebounds.

Johnson, Savage and Walker were all named All-Academic for holding sophomore or higher status, with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher.

The Hawks will travel to Lee University again on Wednesday evening to play cross-town rival Berry College in the first round of the SSAC Tournament at 5:30 p.m. Second round play will be held on Friday following a Shorter win.

All Shorter tournament games will be webcast at www.ssacsports.com and broadcast live at www.exterranet.com.

Shorter College Men's Basketball
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