News and Tribune

Sports

March 14, 2013

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Mitchell named NAIA Second Team All-American

Simpson, Wheat earn honorable mention honors

NEW ALBANY — Indiana University Southeast guard Cameron Mitchell has been named to the NAIA Division II men’s basketball All-America second team.

The NAIA announced the postseason awards on Wednesday.

Mitchell, a Cincinnati native, averaged  16.8 points and 6.1 rebounds per game this season. He finished the season ranked No. 15 in total steals in NAIA Division II.

Jake Simpson, a Louisville native and Pleasure Ridge Park grad, averaged 15.3 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. He also shot 50 percent (62-124) from three-point range which ranked first in NAIA Division II.

The Grenadiers finished the season at 30-5 and fell to eventual national champion Cardinal Stritch 69-56 in the national semifinals.

Indiana University Southeast sophomore guard Heather Wheat has been named an NAIA Division II Women's Basketball All-American honorable mention selection.

The NAIA released the All-America teams on Wednesday.

Wheat, a Louisville native and Butler High School grad, finished the season averaging 19.5 points per game which ranked No. 7 in NAIA Division II. She also ranked No. 9 in assists per game with 4.97.

The Grenadiers finished 17-13 and fell to eventual KIAC champion Point Park in the KIAC semifinals.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports
LOCAL MAGAZINES
SPECIAL CONTENT
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
NTSPY Awards Ceremony


Photos from the 2014 NTSPY Awards Ceremony held June 26, 2014

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Raw: ISS Cargo Ship Launches in Kazakhstan Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast