Blount named to NABC Division III All-District Team
Monday, March 18, 2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Centenary’s Jonathan Blount was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2013 NABC Division III All-District First Team, as announced by the association on Monday.

Blount was one of 11 players to represent the South and one of two from Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference to make the squad. Zach Lambert of Trinity was named to the second team.

"Over the last two years Jonathan has been putting in an incredible amount of work and he is seeing the results of that work in his postseason honors this year," said Gents' head coach Adam Walsh. "I know he is not satisfied and expects even more from himself and his team as we look towards next year. I'm very proud of Jonathan being able to see some of his hard work come to fruition in this honor and I expect there is more to come from him next year as he sets the tone for our team."

The Shreveport, La., native led the SCAC in scoring averaging 21 points on the season – the only player from the league with 20-plus points. The junior finished the season topping the conference in three-point field goal percentage at 37.9-percent and ranked sixth in the conference in field goal percentage connecting on 47.8 percent of his shots from the floor. Overall, the guard finished ranked in eight of the SCAC’s individual statistics.

Blount finished the campaign named the SCAC Player of the Year along with receiving first team accolades.

Centenary finished the 2012-13 season with a first round loss to Southwestern University in the SCAC Championship.