HINTON VOTED UNANIMOUSLY FOR NCCSIA COLLEGE DIVISION FIRST TEAM ALL-STATE

HINTON VOTED UNANIMOUSLY FOR NCCSIA COLLEGE DIVISION FIRST TEAM ALL-STATE

RALEIGH, N.C. – In a unanimous decision, Shaw University junior Amir Hinton of the men's basketball program was named to the 2018-19 First Team All-State College Division by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced Thursday afternoon.

The 6-foot-5 guard led the NCAA DII in scoring averaging 29.4 points per game. He also averaged 4.9 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.3 steals per game while shooting .894 from the free throw line. Five times this season, he scored 40 or more points in a game including a season high 52 points at Tampa (Dec. 19, 2018).

The award is Hinton's ninth of the season. He recently garnered DII Bulletin Player of the Year, National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) First-Team All-American, First Team All-Atlantic Region DII Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA), First Team All-CIAA, All-Tournament Team, 2019 CIAA Player of the Year, BOXTOROW Player of the Year and was recently named First Team All-American by the Basketball Times. The Philadelphia native, declared himself eligible for the upcoming NBA draft in March.

Five different colleges and universities were represented on the First-Team All-State including Shaw University, Belmont Abbey College, Wingate University, Queens University of Charlotte, and Pfeiffer University.

Nominations were submitted by North Carolina sports information professionals and voted on by 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.

 

North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association
2018-19 College Division All-State Men's Basketball Teams

First-Team All-State

 

 

Player

School

Year

Pos.

Amir Hinton unanimous

Shaw University

Jr.

G

DeQuan Abrom

Belmont Abbey College

Jr.

G

Shaun Willett

Queens University of Charlotte

Sr.

F

Kyle Riddley

Pfeiffer University

Sr.

F

Marco Haskins

Wingate University

Sr.

G

 

 

 

 

Second-Team All-State

 

 

 

Player

School

Year

Pos.

Daniel Carr

Queens University of Charlotte

Jr.

G

Tyre Gathright

Saint Augustine's University

Sr.

G

Marcus Curry $

Guilford College

Sr.

F

Jamaal Matin

University of Mount Olive

RSr.

G

Robert Hobson

Johnson & Wales Charlotte

Jr.

G

 

 

 

 

$ - Second-Team All-State in 2017-18

 

 

 

 

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