Lenoir-Rhyne University's R.J. McClure has been named to the 2013-14 NCCSIA College Division All-State Men's Basketball First Team. NCCSIA is the North
Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association.
McClure, a senior guard from Canton, N.C., led the Bears in scoring (17.7 ppg) and three-pointers made (77) this year while being selected to the 2013-14 All-South Atlantic Conference Second Team.
McClure also set the single-game league record for points (52) and the single-game school record for three-pointers made (12) on January 15 against Newberry on the road.
Lenoir-Rhyne finished the year with a record of 16-11 including a 15-7 mark in conference play. The Bears tied for third in the league standings after being picked to finish seventh in the preseason poll.
Nominees were submitted by North Carolina sports information professionals and voted on by the NCCSIA members.
Founded in 2002, The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina.
The purpose of the organization is to promote collegiate athletics at all schools. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within sports information.
NCCSSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, volleyball, softball and baseball.
North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association
2013-14 College Division All-State Men's Basketball Teams
G - Chris Flemmings, So., Barton, Cary, N.C.
G - Jarrett Stokes, Sr., Queens, Smyrna, Ga.
G - Mark Thomas, Sr., Livingstone, Saginaw, Mich.
G - Dontrell Brite, So., Mount Olive, Chesapeake, Va.
G - R.J. McClure, Sr., Lenoir-Rhyne, Canton, N.C.
G - DeQuincey Bennett, Jr., Johnson & Wales, Savannah, Ga.
G - Ryan Daye, Jr., Wingate, Burlington, N.C.
G - Quamain Rose, So., UNC Pembroke, Whiteville, N.C.
C - Deion Turman, Sr., Wingate, Pittsburgh, Pa.
F - Tyrece Little, Jr., Catawba, Greenville, N.C.
Photo Courtesy: R.J. McClure, L-R Athletics