Blount named to DIII News All-America team
Monday, March 25, 2013

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Centenary’s Jonathan Blount was named to the 2013 Men’s DIII News All-America team, the organization announced today. Blount, who received an honorable mention, was the only Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball player named to the 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 tallied 21 double figure performances, including 13 with 20-plus points and 16 as the squad’s leading scorer this season.

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

Blount joined Rose-Hulman's Bryan Egli, who was named SCAC Player of the Year in 1998-99, as the only players to earn league POTY honors in his team's first season of competition in the conference.