Utah college hoops stars dot coach-decided All-District teams

Wednesday , March 22, 2017 - 6:03 PM

BRETT HEIN, Standard-Examiner Staff

BYU, Utah, Weber State and Southern Utah all had players named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ 2016-17 All-District teams announced Wednesday.

Weber State senior Jeremy Senglin was named to the District 6 first team, joining Jacob Wiley (Eastern Washington), Victor Sanders (Idaho), Tyler Hall (Montana State) and Ian Baker (New Mexico State).

Senglin averaged 21.1 points per game this season. He holds school records for career points, 3-pointers and games started, and is top 10 in 12 statistical categories at Weber State.

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Senglin is the fourth Wildcat in the last six seasons to earn All-District honors, joining Damian Lillard (2012), Davion Berry (2013 and 2014) and Joel Bolomboy (2015 and 2016).

The NABC divides Division-I college basketball into 25 districts reflecting geographical regions and levels of competition.

BYU sophomore center Eric Mika was named to District 9’s first team, a district comprised of WCC and Big West schools. Mika averaged 20.3 points and 9.2 rebounds this season.

Three other Beehive State stars received second-team honors.

Utah junior Kyle Kuzma, who averaged 16.4 points and 9.3 rebounds for the Utes, was named to the second team for District 20, comprised mostly of Pac-12 schools.

Utah State senior Jalen Moore was named to District 17’s second team, comprised of mostly Mountain West schools. Moore averaged 17 points and 5.5 rebounds this season.

Randy Onwuasor, the junior who led the Big Sky Conference in scoring along with Hall, was named to the second team in District 6, comprised of WAC and Big Sky schools. Onwuasor averaged 23.6 points per game for Southern Utah.

Contact Brett Hein at bhein@standard.net, follow him on Twitter @bhein3 and find him at facebook.com/brettheinwrites.

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