Three Columbia College players honored by NAIA
COLUMBIA - Three Columbia College basketball players received NAIA All-American honors Thursday.
Junior Jackson Dubinski earned third-team honors and both senior Malik Ray and junior Nic Reynolds earned honorable mention recognition.
Dubinski, a 6'1" guard out of Rock Bridge High School, averaged 11.7 points per game with 123 assists on the season. He ranked 20th in the NAIA in assist/turnover ratio (2.460), 28th in 3-point field goal percentage (0.427), 30th in total assists (123), and 34th in total steals (51).
Ray, a 6'7" forward out of St. Louis, was named the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Year. He lead the conference with 66 blocks on the season, seventh in the NAIA. In addition to leading the team in blocks, Ray's 231 rebounds led the team. He ranked fourth on the team in scoring, at 9.5 points per contest.
Reynolds, a 6'2" guard out of Peoria, Illinois, averaged 14.0 points per contest while shooting nearly 45 percent from the floor. Reynolds became just the 25th player in Columbia College history to score 1,000 career points. He currently sits at 1,200 points for his career which is just two points shy of Bob Todd for 15th all-time.