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D2 Rankings: Six CIAA Players, One School in Top Five (146 hits)

The latest NCAA D2 rankings are out and one CIAA school is in. Six CIAA menís players are among the leaders in the country.

Dellan Sellers

Courtesy: theciaa.com

Six CIAA menís basketball players are in the top five in the nation for individual statistical categories, in the latest NCAA Division II rankings. Shaw Universityís Amir Hinton leads DII in points per game, averaging 31.8, while Bowie Stateís Cameron Hayes holds the top spot in free throw percentage (94.4).

Hintonís also holds two of the top five single game records this season, scoring 52 points against Tampa and 49 points in Shawís 95-90 OT win over Barton. Heís also first and tied for second in both free throws (28 and 27) and field goals made (19 and 18) and is tied for third in steals (8).

Saiquan Jamison (Bowie State) is 4th in rebounds (11.5/per game) with Gus Rowlan (Chowan) ranked fourth in assists (7.6 per game). Two players are ranked in block shots per game with Tyjhai Byers of Elizabeth City State and Will Brown of Fayetteville State ranked fourth (2.71) and fifth (2.57), respectively. Brown tied for second in single-game blocked shots with 8.

Virginia Stateís Jamal Smith recorded the most assists in a single-game this season with 21.

In the latest D2SIDA Atlantic Region ranking, Virginia State University (15-3) jumps up from the No.5 spot to No. 3.

Posted By: Elynor Moss
Wednesday, January 23rd 2019 at 2:33PM
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