January 28, 2011

New rankings for Tornado Basketball squad in NCAA Stat Report

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - King College added two Top-50 NCAA Division II Men's Basketball rankings in this week's stat report from the national office which gave the team a total of 10.

The highest ranking was Mark Dockery (Nickelsville, Va.) at No. 2 in three point field goals per game with 3.8. He climbed up from the No. 4 spot last week. Dockery was at No. 29 in three point field goal percentage with a 41.5 mark and his 17.8 points per game fell in at No. 87.

King used a 9.9 three point field goals per game to rise two places to No. 4. The team also ranked No. 18 in assists per game with 17.5, seven spots better than a week ago. The Tornado had the No. 22 spots in turnover margin with 3.8, No. 23 in steals per game with 9.7 and No. 25 in assists turnover ratio being 1.23. The team was also No. 39 in three point field goal percentage with a 38.3 mark and No. 46 in scoring offense with 80.1 points per game.

Jason Seymore (Powell, Tenn.) and his 65.9 field goal percentage had the junior at No. 9. He also moved to No. 88 in rebounds per game with 7.8.

The Tornado added three more Top-100 rankings, No. 69 in personal fouls per game, No. 70 in scoring margin and No. 82 in field goal percentage.

Brian Hewitt (Lexington, Ky.) posted the most Top-100 individual rankings with four led by his 37.1 three point field goal percentage at No. 52 in the ranking. Next was the No. 53 ranking with 2.6 three point field goals per game. His 1.94 assists turnover ratio ranked No. 54 and a 1.9 steals per game mark was No. 91.

Clarence Smith (Nashville, Tenn.) used a 52.0 field goal percentage to land at No. 92 nationally.

King will take a 10-11 record to Central State (Ohio) for a 4 p.m. contest Saturday.