Blue Hen Guard Devon Saddler, Forward Jamelle Hagins Named To NABC All-District Second Team
March 16, 2012
Photos Courtesy of Mark Campbell
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Blue Hen sophomore guard Devon Saddler and junior forward Jamelle Hagins have each been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 10 Second Team, it was announced this week.
Saddler led the Blue Hens by averaging 18.8 points per game this season, and was third on the team with 4.1 rebounds, 56 assists and 24 steals. His 18.8 points per game ranks second in the Colonial Athletic Association and 27th in the nation, while he also ranks among the league leaders in minutes played and free throw percentage. Saddler scored 603 points this year, the fourth most in a UD single season, as he became just the third player in Blue Hen history to surpass the 600-point total.
A second team All-CAA selection, Saddler (at right) already ranks 28th in Delaware history with 1,014 career points, and he became the first Blue Hen to reach the 1,000-point mark as a sophomore. Saddler led Delaware in scoring during 18 games this season, reached double figures in all but two contests, and eclipsed the 20-point mark 15 times during the campaign.
Hagins, also a second team All-CAA honoree who was named to the CAA All-Defensive Team for the second consecutive year, averaged a double-double this season for the Blue Hens with 12.4 points and 11.1 rebounds per game. He leads the conference and ranks third in the nation in rebounds per game, while ranking second in the league and ninth in the country with 2.97 blocks per outing. Hagins also leads the CAA with 8.4 defensive rebounds per game, while ranking second with a 54.8 field goal percentage.
Already the school’s career blocked shots leader, Hagins (at left) recorded 95 swats this year, the third highest single season total in school history. He recorded 15 double-doubles on the season, and will enter his senior year ranked eighth in Delaware history with 725 career rebounds.
Delaware finished its 2011-12 season with an 18-14 record and made its sixth postseason appearance in school history by competing in the College Basketball Invitational this week at Butler.Back To Men's Basketball Home Men's Basketball Story Archive