KANSAS CITY, MO. - Emmanuel College guard Kendrick Colvin was named to the 2019 Reese's Division II College All-Star Game roster by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), the Association announced Tuesday (Mar. 26) afternoon.
Colvin, a senior from Moncure, N.C., led the Lions to a sweep of the Conference Carolinas regular season and tournament championships in the team's first year of Division II postseason eligibility. Colvin was the only Conference Carolinas player to average a double-double, posting 19 points and 10 rebounds per game to go along with 3.2 assists, 1.3 blocks and 1.2 steals per game.
Colvin's play in 2018-19 earned him first team All-Conference Carolinas honors, MVP of the Conference Carolinas Men's Basketball Championship, and first team Southeast All-District by the NABC. Colvin was also the only Conference Carolinas player named to the 2018-19 Bevo Francis Award watch list, with him ending the year on the Top 50 list.
The Reese’s Division II College All-Star game will be played on Friday, March 29, at 7:00 p.m. (CT) at The Ford Center in Evansville, Ind., site of the 2019 NCAA Division II Elite Eight. The teams are composed of 20 senior student-athletes from each of the eight regions and each earned first team All-District honors.
Conference Carolinas is a NCAA Division II athletics conference made up of 11 teams from Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. These institutions consist of: Barton College, Belmont Abbey College, Converse College, Emmanuel College, Erskine College, King University, Lees-McRae College, Limestone College, University of Mount Olive, North Greenville University, and Southern Wesleyan University.
About the National Association of Basketball Coaches
Located in Kansas City, MO, the NABC was founded in 1927 by Forrest "Phog" Allen, the legendary
basketball coach at the University of Kansas. Allen, a student of James Naismith, the inventor of
basketball, organized coaches into this collective group to serve as Guardians of the Game. The NABC currently has nearly 5,000 members consisting primarily of university and college men's basketball coaches. All members of the NABC are expected to uphold the core values of being a Guardian of the Game by bringing attention to the positive aspects of the sport of basketball and the role coaches play in the academic and athletic lives of today's student-athletes. The four core values of being a Guardian of the Game are advocacy, leadership, service and education. Additional information about the NABC, its programs and membership, can be found at www.nabc.org.