Senior Forward Thad Davis is Named as a Second-Team D3hoops.com Division III Basketball All-American
BEREA, OHIO -- Baldwin Wallace University senior men's basketball forward Thad Davis (Elyria/ Open Door Christian School) has been named to the 2005 Division III D3hoops.com internet web site All-American team as a second-team selection.
Last week, Davis was tabbed to the D3hoops.com first-team All-Great Lakes Region squad. This winter, he helped the Yellow Jackets compile a 20-9 overall record, win two regular season tournaments and the 2005 Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament title and advance BW to the NCAA Division III National Tournament.
Davis was tabbed to the D3hoops.com All-Region squad for the second straight year. He ended his career as one of the best inside players in BW and OAC history. The 2005 OAC Gregory Award winner, symbolic of the OAC's Most Valuable Player, had 1,921 career points to rank second all-time at BW and 14th all-time in OAC history. His 986 career rebounds are fourth all-time at the College and 21st all-time in OAC history. In addition, his 190 career blocked shots is a school-record.
In addition, Davis was a three-time All-OAC player, including a two-time first-team pick (2004 and 2005), a Division III preseason All-America pick (2004-2005), a two-time NABC All-Great Lakes Region choice (2004-2005), a seven-time OAC Player of the Week, a four-time all-tournament team pick and the Most Valuable Player at this year's Hampden-Sydney (Va.) tournament
This season, Thad Davis averaged 20.0 points and 11.4 rebounds per game to lead the OAC in both catagories. Earlier this season, he also was tabbed to the D3hoops.com "Team of the Week" for his performances against Case Western Reserve University and against Thiel (Pa.) College. He set a career-high with 37 points scored against Thiel.
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