Armon Fletcher named NABC All-District

-Armon Fletcher pulls up for a jumper in a home win against Missouri State. (Madison Case, SIU Salukis photo)

By Tom Weber –

Southern Illinois junior guard Armon Fletcher was named First-Team All-District by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Tuesday. Team members are selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC in NCAA Division I.

The Edwardsville, Illinois native led SIU in scoring with 14.1 points per game and was second in rebounding with 5.1 rebounds per contest. He shot 48.6 from the field and 34.8 percent from 3-point range and scored double figures in all but four games. A Second-Team All-MVC pick, Fletcher had a career night at Valparaiso on Jan. 6 with 32 points and 14 rebounds. He made the game-winning basket at Missouri State with six seconds left, and the go-ahead 3-pointer versus Valparaiso in Carbondale with less than a minute left on Feb. 3.

NABC District 16
First Team
Alize Johnson, Missouri State
Clayton Custer, Loyola
Armon Fletcher, Southern Illinois
Reed Timmer, Drake
Milik Yarbrough, Illinois State

Second Team
Ryan Taylor, Evansvile
Phil Fayne, Illinois State
Donte Ingram, Loyola
Darrell Brown, Bradley
Jordan Barnes, Indiana State

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