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College men's basketball: Myer earns All-America honors

Duluth News Tribune, Minn. — Duluth News Tribune, Minn.

March 25-- Mar. 25--Brandon Myer is just the eighth Minnesota Duluth player to earn All-America honors. The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced its All-America team Tuesday.

The senior forward started all 31 games and led the Bulldogs in scoring (23.7 ppg), rebounding (9.7 rpg), field goal percentage (52.8%), steals (52), blocks (30) and minutes per night (33.9). He was also second in assists with 76.

Myer took over as UMD's all-time leading scorer in the final regular season game against Bemidji State, finishing his career with 2,045. He is the only Bulldog to eclipse 2,000.

As a UMD All-American, Myer joins: Nicky Johnson (1983 NAIA Third Team); Jeff Guidinger (1987 NAIA Third Team); David Thompson (1988 NAIA Third Team); Jay Guidinger (1989 NAIA Third Team, 1990 NAIA First Team and 1991 NAIA First Team); Jerry Meyer (1994 NAIA Second Team); Josh Quigley (2000 NABC Third Team, Daktronics First Team); and Jason Schneeweis (2003 DII Bulletin Third Team).

Myer was named the NSIC Player of the Week five times and the first NSIC player to be named as the United States Basketball Writers Association National Player of the Week.

He is also the first UMD player to be named the NSIC Player of the Year since Schneeweis in 2002-03.

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