COLUMBIA'S HICKS, MOTLOW'S HAMLET BOTH CHOSEN SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICANS

COLUMBIA'S HICKS, MOTLOW'S HAMLET BOTH CHOSEN SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICANS

The NJCAA recently named their All-American team for the 2016-2017 season.  Columbia State's Adrian Hicks (pictured) and Motlow State's Javion Hamlet were both named to the second team.

Adrian "AJ" Hicks, a 6' sophomore guard from Norcross (GA), averaged 19.5 points a game this year for the Chargers.  He averaged 6 rebounds, 5.7 assists, and 3.1 steals per contest.  He hit 42.4% of his shots from the field (168 of 396), including 38.1% from beyond the three-point arc (56 of 147).  He connected on 135 of 213 free throws (63.4%).  He was chosen the TCCAA Player of the Year by the league coaches.

Hamlet, a 6'4" freshman guard from Memphis, averaged 15.6 points a game for the Bucks.  He averaged 2.1 rebounds, 8.4 assists, and 1.4 steals a game.  He was good on 55.4% of his shots from the field (191 of 345), making 34.5% from beyond the 3-point line (20 of 58).  He hit 78.3% of his free throws (159 of 203).  He was named to the All-TCCAA first team and selected the MVP of this year's TCCAA/NJCAA Region VII Tournament.