Brown, Moore selected to All-Star Game
SMU seniors Sterling Brown and Ben Moore were selected to the
2017 Reese’s® D- I College All-Star Game West Team.
Brown led the AAC in three-point percentage (44.9 percent) for
the second straight season, while averaging 13.4 pnts (13th AAC), 6.5
rebounds (16th AAC), 3.0 assists (14th AAC) and 1.4 steals (7th). The
Maywood, Illinois, native scored in double figures 28 times in the
regular season, including the last 13 games. He finished with six
double-doubles this season.
Moore averaged 11.4 points (24th AAC), 7.8 rebounds (5th AAC), 2.4
assists and 1.1 blocks (12th AAC), while shooting 56.0 percent from
the field (2nd AAC). Moore, a Bolingbrook, Illinois, native started
all 35 games, recording double-digit points in 24-of-35 games and five
or more rebounds in 28-of-35 games. He recorded eight double-doubles
They each earned All-American Athletic Conference Second Team and
AAC All-Tournament honors.
Brown and Moore are ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in SMU history for
victories (109, 108) and games played (136,135). Moore finished his
career with 1,214 career points (25th), 780 rebounds (9th), 125
blocked shots (8th), 242 assists and 102 steals (T-23rd). Brown
finished with 1,110 career points (31st), 653 rebounds (15th), 294
assists (15th), 139 steals (9th) and 51 blocked shots (T-23rd).
SMU finished the season 30-5 overall and ranked No. 11 in the
final AP Poll and won the AAC regular season and tournament titles en
route to the big dance. The 30 wins set a program record, including a
17-1 mark in conference play and an 18-0 home record. The Mustangs had
winning streaks of 10 games and 16 games in a stretch that saw SMU win
26 of 27.
The game is on Reese’s Final Four Friday at the University of
Phoenix Stadium at 5:35 on CBS Sports Network.
2016-17 Individual Awards:
– All-AAC Second Team; AAC All-Tournament Team; 2017 Reese’s® D- I
All-Star West Team
Ben Emelogu II
– AAC Co-Sixth Man of the Year
NABC All-District 25 Second Team; All-AAC Second Team; Jerry West
Shooting Guard of the Year Watch List
All-AAC Second Team; AAC All-Tournament Team; 2017 Reese’s® D-I `
All-Star West Team
Associated Press All-America Hon. Mention; AAC Player of the Year;
AAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year; All-AAC First Team; AAC
All-Tournament Team Most Outstanding Player; NABC All-District 25
First Team; USBWA All-District VII; CoSIDA Academic All-America 2nd
– Naismith National Coach of the Year Semifinalist (1 of 10); AAC
Coach of the Year; USBWA District VII Coach of the Year; NABC
All-District 25 Coach