Men's Basketball


Floyd selected first team All-Region by NABC

Photo credit: Emily Nelson
Photo credit: Emily Nelson

2017-18 NABC All-District Teams and Coaches

BRISTOL, Tenn. – King University men's basketball player Jordan Floyd has earned another award as he was selected National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-Southeast District. Floyd was selected to the first team, marking his second first team All-District accolades of the year.

In Floyd's second season on campus, he led Conference Carolinas in scoring averaging 21.7 points per game, a mark that ranks 27th in all of NCAA Division II. The Stone Mountain, Ga., native scored at least 30 points in seven games this season while scoring at least 20 points in 16 games. He finished the season strong, scoring at least 20 points in 10 of King's last 12 games.

The junior posted a career-high 36 points against Lees-McRae College on February 23 in a Tornado win that gave King the regular season Conference Carolinas championship. In addition to Floyd's 21.7 points per game, he also averaged 2.0 rebounds per game and 2.3 assists per game while also holding the conference's second best free throw percentage at 87.1 percent. Floyd closed his season with a 28-point effort as the Tornado fell to top-ranked Lincoln Memorial University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on March 10.

At the conclusion of the regular season, Floyd was unanimously selected Conference Carolinas Player of Year and first team All-Conference Carolinas. That was the first time in the last five years a player has unanimously been selected Conference Carolinas Player of the Year.

Earlier this week, he was selected Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Player of the Year and first team all-conference. He was also named D2CCA All-Southeast Region first team.

Floyd was selected ECAC Player of the Week once this season along with two Conference Carolinas Player of the Week honors and he was once named Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Player of the Week

Floyd becomes the third Tornado men's basketball player to earn All-District honors from the NABC and first to be selected first team All-District. C.J. Good earned second team honors in 2015-16 and Logan Lyle also garnered second team recognition in 2014-15.

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