Neville earns second team NBCA all-district honor, Fong named to D3hoops.com all-region third team
March 13, 2012
St. Olaf senior Stu Neville was named to the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) West All-District second team and fellow senior Bobby Fong to the D3hoops.com West All-Region third team on Tuesday.
The honors are the first for any St. Olaf player in at least 15 seasons.
Neville, who was runner up in the MIAC's MVP voting, was in the league's top 10 in a number of statistical categories - scoring (16.9 ppg, 5th), rebounding (9.2 rpg, 2nd), three-point percentage (.458, 1st), field goal percentage (.552, 5th), free throw percentage (.819), blocks (17, 6th) and minutes (33.7 mpg, 4th). He collected 11 double-doubles and was in double digits for scoring in all but three games. Neville finished his career with 1,186 points which ranks eighth all-time at St. Olaf.
Fong finished his career with 1,322 points, which is fifth in school history. He averaged 16.2 points and 4.8 rebounds a night this winter. He was a two-time All-MIAC pick and had at least 20 points nine times this winter, including a pair of 30-plus point efforts.