D3hoops.com Tabs Colton Hunt as First Team All-American Selection Thursday Night
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The latest Division III All-American team was announced on Thursday night, and D3hoops.com named Randolph College men's basketball guard Colton Hunt (Whittier, N.C./Smoky Mountain) to the All-American First Team, as revealed on the website's Hoopsville show.
Hunt has picked up his share of awards this postseason, most notably winning the very prestigious Jostens Trophy, handed out by the Salem Rotary Club to the D-III Player of the Year that excels on the court, in the classroom and in the community. Hunt has also taken down National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and D-III News All-American First Team accolades as well.
Hunt finished his amazing senior campaign averaging team-highs of 24.2 points per game and 7.3 rebounds per game. His scoring output is third in the country as of Friday, March 29 and he also ranks in the top 15 nationally in steals per game after leading the ODAC in both points and steals this season.
For his efforts, Hunt garnered the ODAC Kurt Axe Memorial Player of the Year award. Hunt was named the D3hoops.com and NABC South Region Player of the Year, and also picked up D3hoops.com and NABC All-South Region First Team accolades.
Hunt is a three-time All-ODAC First Team honoree on the basketball court, and holds the Randolph College record for points in a career with 1,878. He was named an ODAC Player of the Week four times, as well as a D3hoops.com National Team of the Week honoree twice. Hunt became the first-ever player in the storied Old Dominion Athletic Conference to score 1,800 points, grab 600 rebounds, dish out 200 assists and snatch 200 steals.
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