WALESKA — Four members of the 2009-10 Reinhardt College men’s basketball team recently were honored with postseason awards from the Appalachian Athletic Conference. With the nine AAC head coaches voting, Reinhardt had one second team All-AAC selection, one third team All-Conference pick and two players named to the All-Academic Team.
Will Lewis, a 6-foot-6-inch senior guard/forward from Hinesville earned second team All-AAC honors for the Eagles. Lewis, a former BI Tiber, leads the squad in scoring with 14.3 points per game, rebounds with 7.4 per game, minutes played with 27.1 per game and free throws made with 87. He started the last 18 games for Reinhardt, scored in double digits 15 times and posted a team-best four double-doubles.
Kordel Alexander, a 5-foot-11-inch senior guard from Pensacola, Fla., was the lone Eagles player to receive third team All-AAC accolades. Alexander has started all 27 games this season for Reinhardt and is averaging 10 points per contest with a team-best 59 3-pointers. Within the AAC, he ranks third in three-point field goals made, third in three-point field goals made per game (2.19) and fifth in three-point field goal percentage (35.5 percent or 59-of-166).
Garnering spots on the AAC All-Academic Team were 6-foot-3-inch junior guard Adam Darling from Shady Shores, Texas, and 6-foot junior guard Wes Jones from Ball Ground. To make the All-Academic Team, players must carry at least a 3.25 gpa, be at least a sophomore in academic status and have played in a minimum of 50 percent of the team’s competitions.
The Eagles are currently 17-11 overall heading into the semifinal round of the AAC Tournament as the No. 6 seed. Reinhardt went 9-7 during regular season conference play for sixth place.