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Four Greyhounds Named to All-Region Team

Four Greyhounds named to All-Region Team
Four Greyhounds named to All-Region Team

In advance of their trip to play in the District XIII Championship game, four Greyhounds have been named to the NJCAA All-Region 2 Basketball Team for the 2018-19 season.

Jalen Lynn, a 6'0" freshman guard from Collierville, Tennessee, was named to the All-Region First Team. Lynn is averaging 17.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.3 steals per game while shooting over 45% from the field, 38.5% from the 3-point line and 83.1% from the free throw line, good for 35th in the country. Also, his 2.8 three-pointers per game currently ranks him 36th in the nation.

The Greyhounds also landed three players on the All-Region Second Team: Christian White, Zach Byrd, and Shaheed Halk.

White, a 6'6" freshman forward from Jacksonville, Arkansas, is averaging 10.7 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.2 blocked shots per game while shooting 59.8% from the field which is currently ranked 37th in the nation.

Byrd, a 6'2" freshman guard/forward from West Memphis, Arkansas, is averaging 8.9 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.0 steal per game while shooting 57.1% from the field and 40.0% from the 3-point line. He is also currently 34th in the nation in offensive rebounds, averaging 3.2 per game.

Halk, a 6'3" sophomore point guard from Benton, Arkansas, is averaging 7.2 points, 2.6 rebounds, a school record 6.2 assists per game, and a team-high 1.8 steals per game. He is currently 8th in the nation in assists. He is shooting 42.0% from the field, 38.1% from the three-point line and 82.1% from the free throw line.

In addition, Head Coach Chris Parker was named the Region 2 Coach of the Year in the inaugural year of the award for Division II. Parker is in his ninth year at ASU Mid-South and his eighth year as Head Men's Basketball Coach after helping start the athletics program in 2010.

ASU Mid-South (22-8) plays at North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri, Saturday at 1:00pm in the District XIII Championship Game. The winner advances to the NJCAA National Basketball Tournament in Danville, Illinois, March 19-23.

 

NJCAA Region 2 DII All-Region Team

2019      
First Team      
Sheldon Stevens-MVP FR 6'1 Southern Arkansas Tech
Jalen Lynn FR 6'0 Arkansas State Mid-South
Skyler Young FR 6'6 North Arkansas College
Patrick Greene FR 6'2 National Park College
Garrett Kesterson SO 6'4 North Arkansas College
       
Second Team      
Mike Boatright SO 5'11 Southern Arkansas Tech
Christian White FR 6'6 Arkansas State Mid-South
Zach Byrd FR 6'2 Arkansas State Mid-South
Shaheed Halk SO 6'3 Arkansas State Mid-South
Braylon Steen SO 6'5 National Park College
       
Coach of the Year      
Chris Parker     Arkansas State Mid-South