Gibson and Milsteadt named to First Team All MWAC Men’s Basketball Team
Congratulations to Martrellian Gibson and Ian Milsteadt for being chosen 2018-19 First Team All MWAC Men’s Basketball Team.
The Cougars are currently in Region 24 tournament play and advanced to the semifinals after a 68-61 win over Lincoln Land Wednesday, March 6. The two were also named to the 2019 All Region 24 Team on Thursday, March 7.
As of March 7, Gibson is shooting 58.2 percent from the field with 44.6 percent from behind the 3-point arc. He leads the Cougars on the season with 12.6 points per game.
Milsteadt’s consistency has also helped the Cougars find success in the regular season with an 18-7 record before entering post-season action. Milsteadt averages 12.4 PPG and has a solid 39 percent from the field and is shooting 33.6 percent from behind the arc. At the free-throw line, he has an 81.1 percent success rate. He’s also found success in the classroom by being named to the Athletic Director’s List for maintaining a GPA of 3.25-3.49.
The Cougars will take on No. 1 seed Parkland College Saturday, March 9 at 1pm at Ramsey Gym. The winner will advance to the Region 24 championship game for a chance at getting into the NJCAA Div. II National Tournament.