Tornado Basketball among bests in NCCAA Mid-East region

BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College men's basketball team collected 19 Top-10 individual rankings within the NCCAA Mid-East Region, the organization released.

Jason Seymore (Powell, Tenn.) owned five of the rankings including the top field-goal percentage at 71.4. He was second in three-point field goal percentage with his 60.0 mark. Seymore ranked fifth in rebounds per game with 7.2 His 14.9 points per game and 78.4 free throw percentage were both seventh in the region.

Mark Dockery (Nickelsville, Va.) led the team in scoring with a No. 4 ranking in points per game at 18.0. His 46.7 percentage from behind the three-point line was the fifth best mark. Dockery added the No. 9 spots in both field goal and free throw percentage. He has a 74.4 percentage from the free throw line with a 47.5 field goal percentage.

Clarence Smith (Nashville, Tenn.) and his 0.9 blocks per game was fourth best in the Mid-East. He was sixth in field goal percentage at 54.6. The senior was ninth in both points and rebounds per game with a 14.0 scoring average and 5.9 rebounds per contest.

Michael Fortune (Beckley, W.Va.) posted three Top-5 rankings. He was third in both free throw and three-point percentage. Fortune's free throw percentage was 84.6 while the three-point percentage landed at 47.5. He added the fourth best assists per game average at 3.4.

Brian Hewitt (Lexington, Ky.) was fourth in assists per game with 3.4 and seventh in steals per contest, 1.6.

Brandon Goss (St. Louis, Mo.) used his 2.3 assists per game to rank 10th among region players.

King, with a 6-8 record so far this season, returns to action on Jan. 2 at Nova Southeastern (Fla.) University.