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Carter Jeffries Named MWAC Player of the Year

Published on Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Carter Jeffries Named MWAC Player of the Year

Bruno Williams Jr. Also Named to First Team

Two players from Parkland Men’s Basketball were awarded All-Conference honors by the coaches of the Mid-West Athletic Conference. Carter Jeffries and Bruno Williams Jr. were each chosen as part of the First Team, and, in addition, Jeffries was chosen MWAC Player of the Year. The Cobras finished their 8-game conference slate with a record of 5-3, good enough for a tie for second-place.

Jeffries, the sophomore guard from Niles, Mich., was second in the conference in both points per game (17.2) and 3-point baskets (72). He was third in blocks (16), fifth in 3-point percentage (36.9%), and seventh in overall shooting percentage (46.8%).

The Buchanan High School alum was twelfth in the conference in steals (22) and fourteenth in assists (45). He had a conference-season-high of 25 points against Lincoln Land on February 29th, and he went 6-7 from beyond the arc in the February 5th game with Danville Area.

Williams Jr., the sophomore guard/forward from Milwaukee, Wis., was fourth in the conference in both rebounds per game (6.8) and assists per game (3.1). He was sixth in two categories as well, points per game (13.3) and steals (33).

The Wisconsin Lutheran High School alum recorded a conference-season-high of 20 points against Danville Area on February 26th. He hauled down 11 rebounds in four conference games, the latest being the same February 26th game against DACC.

 

2019-20 MWAC Men's Basketball All-Conference Awards

2019-2020 MWAC Player of the Year

Carter Jeffries – Parkland College

 

First Team

Carter Jeffries – Parkland College

Chandler Bevans – John Wood Community College

Malik Parker – Danville Area Community College

Armon Brummett – Danville Area Community College

Bruno Williams Jr. – Parkland College

 

Second Team72

Aaron Shoot – John Wood Community College

Armoni Hall – Illinois Central College

Keon Jones – Lincoln Land Community College

Jarvis Jennings – John Wood Community College

Damond Crosby – Illinois Central College

 

MWAC Freshman of the Year

Aaron Shoot – John Wood Community College

 

MWAC Coach of the Year

Brad Hoyt – John Wood Community College

 

Article provided by Joey Gruner (jgruner@parkland.edu): https://athletics.parkland.edu/news/2020/3/9/mens-basketball-carter-jeffries-named-mwac-player-of-the-year.aspx

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