Anderson named NJCAA All-American

Anderson named NJCAA All-American
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FULTON, MS – Itawamba Community College sophomore guard Alex Anderson has been named National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Men's Basketball second-team All-American on Thursday.

Anderson averaged 16.7 points, 4.6 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game to help lead the Indians to their first Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) Championship since 2008 and the quarterfinals of the NJCAA Region XXII tournament.

The sophomore from Memphis, TN is the first NJCAA All-American selection for the Indians' basketball program since, 2008, when former Indian turned Alabama Crimson Tide basketball star Anthony Brock (Little Rock, AR) was a second-team selection.

Anderson along with Johnthan McGee (Jackson), Tory Rice (Starkville), Lytia Coleman (Memphis, TN) and Latoya Collins (Jackson) will represent the ICC men and women basketball programs in the MACJC All-Star Basketball games this Friday night at the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus of East Central Community College.

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