Everman, Patton, Roberts Named to CCAA Winter All-Academic Team
CHICO, Calif. - Scott Everman, Eric Patton and Tyrell Roberts from the UC San Diego men's basketball program were named to the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Winter All-Academic Team as the conference announced the honorees Tuesday.
To be eligible, honorees must be of sophomore standing athletically and have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.30.
A junior forward, Everman is majoring in International Studies/International Business in UC San Diego's Sixth College. He played in all 34 of the team's games with 30 starts, averaging 9.5 points and 3.3 rebounds. Everman's 74 3-pointers tied for the most on the team, while his 17 blocks ranked second on the roster.
Patton, who graduated in June, was an International Studies/International Business major in Sixth College. The forward played in 34 games as a senior, averaging 3.5 points and 3.1 rebounds.
A redshirt freshman guard, Roberts majors in Communication and is a member of Muir College. He was named to the All-California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) First Team and tabbed the conference's Newcomer of the Year after averaging 14 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 2.7 assists over the 2018-19 season. Roberts was a starter in 31 of the 32 games he saw action in.
The trio helped lead UC San Diego to a 26-8 overall record and a 17-5 mark in CCAA action as the Tritons won conference regular season and tournament titles en route to playing in the NCAA West Regional for the fourth-straight year. The 26 wins were the second-most in program history and the 17 CCAA victories tied the team’s most. The Tritons set program records for single season points, field goals, 3-pointers, and free throw percentage as well as 3-pointers in a single game.
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With 30 national team championships, nearly 150 individual titles, and the top student-athlete graduation rate among Division II institutions in the United States, the UC San Diego intercollegiate athletics program annually ranks as one of the most successful in the country. The Tritons sponsor 23 intercollegiate sport programs that compete on the NCAA Division I and II levels and, in the summer of 2020, will transition into full Division I status as a member of the Big West Conference. UC San Diego scholar-athletes exemplify the academic ideals of one of the world's pre-eminent institutions, graduating at an average rate of 91 percent. A total of 82 Tritons have earned Academic All-America honors, while 37 have received prestigious NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarships. In competition, more than 1,300 UC San Diego student-athletes have earned All-America honors.
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