Players Achieve Success in Region 24 and M-WAC
March 14, 2012
Lincoln, IL — The men’s and women’s basketball team placed players on the Region 24 and M-WAC first and second team.
The men’s basketball team placed Brandon Pullman (Rock Island HS) was a first team All-Region and first team All-M-WAC performer. Pullman averaged 18 points for the Lynx who ended their season ranked #9 in the NJCAA Polls after being ranked in the top twenty all year. Tylon Deal (Peoria Richwoods HS) was selected to the All-Region 24 second team and was a member of the All M-WAC first team. Deal averaged 12 points a game and 16 points a game in the region and conference.
The Lynx finished their season at 23-7 and won the conference for the fifth year in a row.
On the Women’s team, Ally Friday (Metamora HS) was selected to the Region 24 all-region team and 2nd team All M-WAC. For the season, Ally averaged 11.6 PPG, 4.4 RPG and shot 40% from the field and 74% from the line. “Ally is very deserving of these honors as she had a tremendous freshman season on the court.” said Head Coach Carol Wilson.