MBB: Ronshad Shabazz Named First Team All-State

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MBB: Ronshad Shabazz Named First Team All-State

 

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State junior guard Ronshad Shabazz(Raleigh, N.C./Huntington Prep) has been named First Team All-State by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA).

Shabazz, who was also named Second Team All-Sun Belt and NABC Second Team All-District, earns this honor for the first time in his career.

He posted his strongest season as a Mountaineer in 2017-18, leading the team in scoring at 18.5 ppg. He also had a team-high 100 assists, becoming the first player to reach the century mark in assists since the 2010-11 season. He also became just the fifth player in program history to score at least 600 points in a season, totaling 609.  

In his career, Shabazz currently ranks 11th all-time with 1,481 points. His career scoring average of 16.3 points also sits ninth in program history.

App State posted a 9-9 mark in Sun Belt play, which was tied for the most wins since the program joined the league in 2014-15. The Mountaineers also posted their highest finish in the conference of fifth place and won their first ever Sun Belt Tournament contest.

 

First-Team All-State      
Pos. Name School Class Hometown
G Chris Clemons #@ Campbell University Jr. Raleigh, N.C.
G Ronshad Shabazz Appalachian State University Jr. Raleigh, N.C.
Devontae Cacok & UNC Wilmington Jr. Riverdale, Ga.
F Tyler Seibring & Elon University Jr. Normal, Ill.
G Jon Davis # Charlotte Sr. Upper Marlboro, Md.
         
Second-Team All-State      
Pos. Name School Class Hometown
C Raasean Davis North Carolina Central University RJr. Chicago, Ill.
G Jordon Talley UNC Wilmington Sr. Richmond, Va.
F Femi Olujobi North Carolina A&T State University RJr. Long Island, N.Y.
G David Efianayi Gardner-Webb University RJr. Orlando, Fla.
G Jahaad Proctor High Point University Jr. Harrisburg, Penn.

# – First-Team All-State in 2016-17
& – Second-Team All-State in 2016-17
@ – First-Team All-State in 2015-16