March 4, 2013

Marquis Addison and Jordan Talbert named All-MIAA

Kansas City, Mo. -- Missouri Southern juniors Marquis Addison and Jordan Talbert have been named All-MIAA as announced by the league office today. 

Addison was a second-team member, while Talbert was named honorable mention. 

Addison scored his 1,000th point this season and leads the Lions with 17.7 points per game. He ranks fourth in the MIAA in scoring and steals, while ranking sixth in free-throw shooting. He has scored in double-figures in all but four games this season, hitting 20 or more 12 different times.

Talbert has started every game for the Lions this season playing the post position. Also a solid outside shooter, he has made 41 percent of his three-pointers, connecting on 15-of-37. He is third in the MIAA in blocks, while ranking fifth in rebounding and third in offensive rebounds and has scored in double-figures in all but eight games this season, while registering a double-double in seven games. He ranks 21st in Division II in blocks. 

The Lions will be in action tonight in a first-round MIAA Tournament game, taking on Emporia State in Emporia. 

2012-13 All-MIAA Team

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Will McNeill, Sr., G, WU

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Marky Nolen, Sr., G, PSU

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Craig Nicholson, G, FHSU

COACH OF THE YEAR
Mark Johnson, FHSU

ALL-MIAA FIRST TEAM
Will McNeill, Sr., G, WU**[r1]
Dominique Long, Sr., F, UCM
Josh Gibbs, Jr., F, UCO
Dwayne Brunson, Jr., F, FHSU
Bryton Hobbs, Jr., G, NSU
**Unanimous Selection
[r1] - Repeat first team selection from last season
 
ALL-MIAA SECOND TEAM
Jermaine Bransford, Sr., F, NSU
Alex Bazzell, Sr., G, LWU
Marquis Addison, Jr., G, MSSU
Craig Nicholson, Fr., G, FHSU
Cedric Ridle, Sr., G, LU

ALL-MIAA THIRD TEAM
Mike Carlson, Sr, F, TSU
Dillon Starzl, Jr, F, NWMSU
JaVon McGee, Sr., C, PSU
Widgett Washington, Sr., G, UCM
Martin Mitchell, Sr., G, WU

MIAA ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM
Marky Nolan, Sr., G, PSU
Paul Bunch, Jr., C, ESU
Will McNeill, Sr., G, WU
Bobby Chipman, Sr., F, WU
Matt Wallace, So., G, NWMSU

ALL-MIAA HONORABLE MENTION
Charles Hammork, Jr. G, UCM
Paul Bunch, Jr., C, ESU
Kaleb Wright, Jr., G, ESU
Chris Sights, Sr., G, ESU
Lance Russell, Sr., G, FHSU
Ben Conguista, Sr., G, FHSU
Jordan Talbert, Jr., F, MSSU
Cedric Clinkscales, Jr, F, MWSU
Adarius Fulton, Jr., G, MWSU
Jon Henderson, Sr., G, UNK 
DeAngelo Hailey, Sr., G, NWMSU
Alex Sullivan, Sr., G, NWMSU
Kaleb Porter, Fr., G, PSU
Rico Pierrevillus, Sr., F, PSU
Damion Hooks, Jr., F, SBU
Preston Guiot, So., G, SBU
Seth Jackson, So., G, TSU
Tom Norton, Sr., G, TSU
Bobby Chipman, Sr., F, WU