NCCSIA Announces 2015-16 All-State University Division Men’s Basketball Team

The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced the 2015-16 University Division All-State Men’s Basketball Team. Nominees were submitted by North Carolina sports information professionals. NCCSIA members voted for the all-state teams. Teams are selected for men and women in both the college and university (NCAA Division I) divisions. Ten players representing six different North Carolina Universities were named to the 2015-16 NCCSIA University Division All-State Teams.

The All-State first-team is comprised of Campbell freshman guard Chris Clemons, Charlotte senior center Joseph Uchebo, UNC Wilmington junior guard Chris Flemmings and Western Carolina teammates seniors guard Mike Brown and forward Torrion Brummitt.

Brown, who averaged 17.0 points and 5.9 rebounds, earned second-team NABC All-District honors. He was a first-team All-Southern Conference selection who finished his career with 1,309 points. He is only the sixth player in Western Carolina history to score 1000 points, grab 500 rebounds, dish out 200 assists and record 100 steals in their career.

Brummitt, who averaged 14.2 points and 7.4 rebounds per game, earned second-team All-Southern Conference honors. He led Western Carolina in rebounding and finished second in scoring after recording 24 double-figure scoring games last season.

Clemons, who averaged 18.5 points per game, was named Big South Freshman of the Year. He earned second-team All-Big South honors after being the seven highest freshman scorer in the nation. He finished fourth in the Big South in scoring after setting a school freshman record with 556 points on the season.

Flemmings, who averaged 16.2 points and 5.8 rebounds per game, was named first-team All-CAA. He was named Outstanding Player of the CAA Championship, after helping UNC Wilmington capture the Tournament title. He also earned first-team NABC All-District honors.

Uchebo, who averaged 13.2 points and 11.5 rebound per game, pulled down a Conference USA single-season record 380 boards. He earned second-team All-Conference USA honors after leading the 49ers and finishing ninth in the nation in rebounds per game. He had 17 double-doubles and eight games with at least 18 rebounds.

The NCCSIA All-State second-team is comprised of Appalachian State senior guard Frank Eaves, Charlotte redshirt junior guard Braxton Ogbueze, Gardner-Webb junior forward Tyrell Nelson and UNC Asheville teammates senior forward Sam Hughes and sophomore guard Ahmad Thomas.

Founded in 2002, The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina. The purpose of the organization is to promote collegiate athletics at all schools. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within sports information. 

NCCSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, softball and baseball.

North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association
2015-16 University Division All-State Men’s Basketball Teams

 

First Team

     

Pos.

Name

Class

School

Hometown

F

Mike Brown

Sr.

Western Carolina University

Charlotte, N.C.

F

Torrion Brummitt

Sr.

Western Carolina University

Columbus, Ga.

G

Chris Clemons

Fr.

Campbell University

Raleigh, N.C.

G

Chris Flemmings

Jr.

UNC Wilmington

Cary, N.C.

C

Joseph Uchebo

Sr.

UNC Charlotte

Enugu, Nigeria

         

Second Team

     

Pos.

Name

Class

School

Hometown

F

Tyrell Nelson&

Jr.

Gardner-Webb University

Charlotte, N.C.

G

Frank Eaves&

Sr.

Appalachian State University

Greensboro, N.C.

F

Sam Hughes

Sr.

UNC Asheville

Battleboro, N.C.

G

Braxton Ogbueze

R-Jr.

UNC Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C.

G

Ahmad Thomas

So.

UNC Asheville

Danville, Va.

& - Named to 2014-15 All-State Team