Rasheed Brooks Named First Team NJCAA All-American

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Keith Gentry

Sophomore guard Rasheed Brooks, who led the Southwest men's basketball team to an outstanding 24-4 record and the TCCAA regular season championship this season, has been selected First Team NJCAA All-American. He is the fourth Saluqi to be named to the first team. The previous honorees include Lorico Duncan (1998), John Grice (2000) and Donald Boone (2007).

Rasheed Brooks Named First Team NJCAA All-American

Rasheed Brooks

Brooks, a native of Mansfield, Ohio, who has signed to play next season at the University of Mississippi, led the Saluqis with a 14.2 scoring average, 1.9 steals per game and a 76.4 free throw percentage. Brooks was voted First Team All-TCCAA and TCCAA Player of the Year by the conference's coaches and was also named to the All-Region VII Tournament team. In his two seasons at Southwest, he led the Saluqis to a 47-8 record.

NJCAA First Team All-Americans

  • Corlbe Ervin, Connors State
  • Marcus Johnson Jr., Hill
  • Daryl Macon, Holmes
  • Christopher Boucher, Northwest
  • Benji Bell, Northwest Florida State
  • Jovante’ Spivey, South Georgia State
  • Fredrick Edmond, Southern Idaho
  • Rasheed Brooks, Southwest Tennessee
  • Dedrick Basile, Trinity Valley
  • Mychal Mulder, Vincennes