2009-10 Division I Men's Basketball All-America Teams Announced
March 23, 2010
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced the 2009-10 Division I Men’s Basketball All-America Teams on Tuesday. The selections are made by the NAIA Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Association All-America Committee and comprises a First, Second, Third and Honorable Mention Team. There are 10 members on each of the first three All-America teams.
Oklahoma Baptist and Azusa Pacific (Calif.), two teams still playing in the National Championship final tonight, each have a First Team selection. Oklahoma Baptist senior forward Nate Brumfield, a two-time All-America First Team honoree, has been named the 2009-10 NAIA Player of the Year. Dominique Johnson, a senior guard from Azusa Pacific, was picked to the First Team. Johnson was a Third Team selection last season.
With one more game to be played, Brumfield ranks first in the NAIA in field goal percentage (.690), third in scoring (22.8 ppg) and 24th in rebounding (8.5 rpg). He is the Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Year and hit for 20-or-more points this year on 23 occasions. He has also compiled 11 double-doubles this season. During the National Championship (through four games), Brumfield has averaged over 21 points, 7.5 rebounds and shot 66 percent from the field.
Leading the No. 15-seed Cougars to their second ever National Championship final, Azusa’s Johnson leads the club in scoring (17.1 ppg) and 3-pointer’s (64), and ranks second in rebounding (4.2 rpg) and assists (2.0 apg). A native of Detroit, Mich., Johnson was named to the All-Golden State Athletic Conference Team. In the semifinal win over Southern Polytechnic State (Ga.) on Monday, he reached his ninth straight game of 10-plus points and 33rd overall (in 37 games).
The Rawlings-NAIA Coach of the Year, All-Tournament Team, Tournament MVP, Team Sportsmanship Award and Hustle Award will be announced at the conclusion of the National Championship game Tuesday, which is televised live nationally on CBS College Sports Network.
2009-10 NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball All-America Team – March 23
Southern Nazarene (Okla.)
Forest Park, Okla.
Nick Aldridge ^
Mountain State (W.Va.)
South Webster, Ohio
Nate Brumfield %
Rocky Hampton ^
Lake Arrowhead, Calif.
Eric Hobbie ^
Dominique Johnson &
Azusa Pacific (Calif.)
Jason Taylor $
Player of the Year – Nate Brumfield, Oklahoma Baptist
$ 2009 First Team selection
% 2009 Second Team selection
& 2009 Third Team selection
^ 2009 Honorable Mention selection
Tay Barber ^
Ronnie Battle &
MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)
Zack Frey %
William Jewell (Mo.)
Southern Polytechnic State (Ga.)
Brandon Springer ^
Terrence Worthy ^
San Jose, Calif.
Lake Wales, Fla.
Ryan Brock ^
New Orleans, La.
William Carey (Miss.)
Andy Garland ^
Southern-New Orleans (La.)
New Orleans, La.
James Lewis Jr. $
Fresno Pacific (Calif.)
Los Angeles, Calif.
South Jordan, Utah
Robert Morris (Ill.)
HONORABLE MENTION (Listed alphabetically by school):
Byron Littlejohn, Allen (S.C.)
Nate Thomas, Auburn Montgomery (Ala.)
Nathaniel Roch’e, Belhaven (Miss.)
Danny Campbell, Biola (Calif.)
T.J. Bishop, Campbellsville (Ky.)
Matt Sherman, Central Methodist (Mo.)
Chad Byron, Cumberlands (Ky.)
Spud Harbour, Evangel (Mo.)
Todd Brown, Fresno Pacific (Calif.)
Vic Moses, Georgetown (Ky.)
Gabe Haskins, Huston-Tillotson (Texas)
Ben Werner, Indiana-South Bend
Davaughn Jackson, John Brown (Ark.)
Antwan Long, Lambuth (Tenn.)
Greg Brown, Life (Ga.)
Toriano Adams, Lindenwood (Mo.)
Will Shackleford, Martin Methodist (Tenn.)
Kenny Detmer, McKendree (Ill.)
Kenny Thomas, Mid-Continent (Ky.)
Brandon Roberson, Missouri Baptist
Justin Dennis, Montana State-Northern
Dean Colbray, Montana Tech
JaRon Brown, Montana Western
Marcus Hunter, Mountain State (W.Va.)
Barry Wellington, Mountain State (W.Va.)
Brandon Dixon, Northwestern Oklahoma State
A.J. Hawkins, Oklahoma Baptist
Chris Brown, Oklahoma City
Jordan Harks, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)
Rashad Mitchell, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)
Dionelle Rucker, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas)
Robert Jones, Robert Morris (Ill.)
Nate Richardson, Rocky Mountain (Mont.)
Deveric Taylor, Rogers State (Okla.)
Marqise Wright, Shorter (Ga.)
A.J. Thomas, Southern Nazarene (Okla.)
Nick Lagroone, Southern Wesleyan (S.C.)
Demetrius Evans, Southwest (N.M.)
Marcus Coleman, Spring Hill (Ala.)
Jamel White, Texas Wesleyan
Sylvester Collins, Tougaloo (Miss.)
Matthew Elliott, Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.)
Greg Scott, Vanguard (Calif.)
Ben Walker, Westminster (Utah)
Dan Rasp, Westmont (Calif.)