Schreiner's Gumbs, Centenary's Kirkendoll Named to NABC All-District Teams

Schreiner's Gumbs, Centenary's Kirkendoll Named to NABC All-District Teams

KANSAS CITY -- The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2018 NABC Coaches' Division III All-District teams and coaches Monday, recognizing the best men's collegiate basketball student-athletes and coaches in the division.

Schreiner University's Keenan Gumbs earned first team All-South region honors, while Centenary College's Travion Kirkendoll was named to the second team.

Gumbs, a senior guard for the Mountaineers, has had a breakout season, earning the league's Player of the Year award, while also leading Schreiner to its first SCAC Men's Basketball Championship and a first-ever trip to the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament.

Gumbs finished the season as the conference's second leading scorer, averging 21.2 points per game and shooting just under 50% from the field. He was also second in the conference, shooting 43.3% from distance. In conference play, he led the SCAC with 20.9 points per game. Defensively, he averaged 7.3 rebounds and 1.6 steals per game.

Kirkendoll, a senior guard for the Gents, earns All-Region honors after helping Centenary back to the SCAC Championship game for the first time since 2015. Kirkendoll led the conference with 22.2 points per game while shooting 51.5% from the field. He was second in the league with 60 steals on the season, and averaged 5.0 rebounds per game. He also dished out 89 assists.

This is the second year in a row that the SCAC has placed two men's basketball players on the NABC All-District team. To see the full release, click here.

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