Two Eagles named to Sun Belt All-Team, Tookie Brown named Sun Belt Men’s Basketball Player of the Year

Kaitlin Sells

Senior guard Tookie Brown has been named Sun Belt Men’s Basketball Player of the Year as well as being named first-team all-conference. Redshirt-sophomore guard Quan Jackson was also named to third-team All-Sun Belt, announced Monday.

Brown is the only player to log over 2,000 points as well as 500 assists while becoming the first four-time first-team all-league selection in the 44-year history of the Sun Belt conference.

Brown is also the first Eagle to win Player of the Year since 2006 while being the sixth in program history. The senior ranked eighth in conference scoring, third in field goal percentage, third in assists and fifth in minutes.

The guard scored double figures in 30 games as well as posting two double-doubles while leading the Eagles in scoring 21 times.

Jackson shows a ranking of 14th in the Sun Belt for scoring and ninth in field goal percentage. The guard scored double figures in 23 games while leading the Eagles in scoring in seven games.

Kaitlin Sells, The George-Anne Sports Editor, [email protected]