KERRVILLE, Texas – Texas Lutheran junior shooting guard Sebastian Andrade and junior forward Caleb Lister were named Saturday to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball All-Conference Second Team.
Andrade, Lister, Kite, and Mason and the rest of the Bulldogs play for the SCAC Championship today (Sunday) against Centenary College (La.). Tip-off is set for noon at Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas.
The Bulldogs are 16-11 overall and have won two games in the conference tournament to reach the championship game.
TLU is in search of its second consecutive conference title and its fifth title in the last six seasons.
Andrade, a three-year starter for TLU, averages 18.1 points per game. He is the fourth-leading scorer in the SCAC.
Andrade also averages 6.3 rebounds (14th in the SCAC). He has made 46 three-pointers and 114 free throws.
Lister, in his first year as an every-game starter, averages 14.6 points per game and shoots 46.1 percent from the field and 34.4 percent from the three-point line.
Lister leads TLU in rebounds, with 235 and an 8.7 rebound per game average. He is sixth in the SCAC in rebounding.
Kite and Mason are third and fourth on the Bulldogs in scoring. Kite, a senior, averages 12.5 per game. He has made 71 three-pointers, and he shoots 90.5 percent from the line.
Mason, the Bulldogs' point guard, scores at a clip of 10.2 per game. He has dished out 68 assists and registered 157 rebounds (5.8 per game).
All four players average at least 29 minutes of playing time per game. Andrade and Mason are over 33 minutes per contest.
2019-20 SCAC PLAYER-OF-THE-YEAR
Cedric Harris, Centenary College, 6-6, Sr., Guard, Shreveport, La.
2019-20 SCAC NEWCOMER-OF-THE-YEAR
Ralph Johnson, Centenary College, 6-0, Fy., Guard, New Iberia, La.
2019-20 SCAC DEFENSIVE PLAYER-OF-THE-YEAR
Cameron Gims, University of St. Thomas, 6-2, So., Guard, Cypress, Texsa
2019-20 SCAC COACH-OF-THE-YEAR
Chris Dorsey, Centenary College, 16-9 Overall / 13-5 SCAC / Top seed in SCAC Tourney
2019-20 ALL-SCAC FIRST TEAM
Cedric Harris, Centenary, 6-6, Sr., Guard, Shreveport, La.
Cooxooeii Black, Colorado College, 6-7, Sr., Forward, Arapahoe, Wyo.
Michael Holland, Austin College, 6-3, Jr., Forward, Waxahachie, Texas
Kennard Robinson, St. Thomas, 5-10, Sr., Guard, Houston, Texas
Devin Roland, Austin College, 6-5, Sr., Guard/Forward, Little Elm, Texas
2019-20 ALL-SCAC SECOND TEAM
Matthew Rindahl, Schreiner, 6-6, Jr., Forward, Kyle, Texas
Sebastian Andrade, Texas Lutheran, 6-3, Jr., Guard, El Paso, Texas
Brandon Alexander, Southwestern, 6-5, Sr., Forward, Inez, Texas
Nathan Thormaehlen, St. Thomas, 6-6, Sr., Forward, Katy, Texas
Caleb Lister, Texas Lutheran, 6-5, Jr., Forward, Baytown, Texas
2019-20 ALL-SCAC THIRD TEAM
Freddie Ricks III, St. Thomas, 6-3, So., Guard, Cypress, Texas
Ty Prince, Centenary, 6-6, So., Forward, Thorndale, Texas
Aaron Acosta, Colorado College, 6-4, So., Guard, San Diego, Calif.
Cameron Gims, St. Thomas, 6-2, So., Guard, Cypress, Texas
Paul Wells, Schreiner, 6-4, Sr., Forward, Austin, Texas
HONORABLE MENTION (players receiving votes)
Austin College – Justice Mercadel (Jr., G); Centenary – Ralph Johnson (Fy., G), Neil Hawkins (So., F); Dallas – Jai Love (So., G), Dustin Mathis (Jr., G), Michael Wambsganss (Jr., G); Johnson & Wales – Andray Thomas Jr. (Fy., G); Schreiner – Alex Dehoyos (So., G); Southwestern – Kyle Howard (Sr., G); Texas Lutheran – Jorden Kite (Sr., G/F), Jamir Mason (Jr., G); Trinity – Ben Hanley (So., G), David Nickell (So., F)
Coaches voted for 15 places for All-SCAC with 15 points awarded for first-place votes, 14 points for second-place votes, 13 points for third-place votes, etc., down to one point for a 15th-place vote. All players not elected to the First, Second or Third Team, but who received at least one vote, were named Honorable Mention. Coaches could not vote for their own players.