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    Men's Basketball | 10/18/2018 2:10:00 PM |

    TSU's Reed named SWAC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Texas Southern's Trayvon Reed has been named the 2018-19 SWAC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year along with being named to the Preseason First Team at center.

    The announcement was made by the SWAC during its annual media teleconference call on Thursday.

    A near unanimous selection, the 7-2 center from Mobile, Alabama averaged a conference-best three blocks per game, was tied for first in rebounding with 8.8 per game, was first in defensive rebounds per game (6.2), was second in field goal percentage at 68.4%, and was ranked 22nd in scoring at 9.7 points per contest.

    A complete listing of the Preseason All-SWAC Selections is listed below.

    MEN'S 2018-19 PRESEASON AWARD WINNERS
    (Selected by SWAC Head Basketball Coaches and Sports Information Directors)

    PRESEASON PLAYER OF THE YEAR
    Martaveous McKnight, Arkansas-Pine Bluff

    PRESEASON DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
    Trayvon Reed, Texas Southern

    FIRST TEAM
    Guard – Martaveous McKnight, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
    Guard – Ivy Smith Jr., Grambling State
    Forward – Charles Jackson, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
    Forward – Dante Scott, Mississippi Valley State
    Center – Trayvon Reed, Texas Southern

    SECOND TEAM
    Guard – Gary Blackston, Prairie View A&M
    Guard – Reginald Gee, Alabama State
    Forward – Devante Jackson, Grambling State
    Forward – Sydney Umude, Southern
    Center – Brandon Johnson, Alabama State

    PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH
    1. Grambling State (173)
    2. Texas Southern (151)
    3. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (143)
    4. Prairie View A&M (132)
    5. Alabama State (107)
    6. Southern (104)
    7. Alcorn State (81)
    8. Jackson State (72)
    9. Mississippi Valley State (45)
    10. Alabama A&M (37)

    Courtesy: TSU Athletics
     

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