Men's Basketball Places Five on All-Region Team; Russell Named Player of the Year

CIRCLEVILLE, OH - The OCU Men's Basketball Team placed a total of five players on the 2013 All Mid-East Region Team.  Senior guard Milen Kostov and sophomore Evan Mills were selected as All-Region Honorable Mention.  

OCU center, James Nelson, was selected as 2nd Team All-Region for his breakout season.  Nelson averaged 11 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 blocks per game.  Junior guard, Trey Vaughan was also named 2nd Team All-Region as the sharpshooter averaged nearly 13 points per game while leading the team in three point field goals made.

Sophomore guard, Wesley Russell, was selected as the 2013 Mid-East Region Player of the Year.  Russell avaraged 16 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists for the Trailblazers while also leading the team in steals.

 

ALL MID-EAST REGION

 

Player of the Year

Wesley Russell - Ohio Christian University

 

Coach of the Year

Ron Reed - Kentucky Christian University

 

First Team

Nate Humphrey - Crown College

Clay McKenzie - Kentucky Christian

Ethan Ammon - Boyce College

Jake Manning - Welch College

Rickey Bowen - Johnson University

 

Second Team

James Nelson - Ohio Christian

Tyler Griffin - Johnson University

Kendred Sides - Welch College

Eric Farley - Boyce College

Trey Vaughan - Ohio Christian

 

Honorable Mention

Milen Kostov - Ohio Christian

Corey King - Welch College

Ace Puckett - Kentucky Christian

Evan Mills - Ohio Christian

Collin Hickman - Crown College