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Lenoir-Rhyne's D.J. Blackmon Picks Up All-State Honors In Men's Basketball

Blackmon named to the NCCSIA All-State College Division Second Team

Lenoir-Rhyne University junior forward D.J. Blackmon has been named to the 2010 NCCSIA All-State MenLenoir-Rhyne University junior forward D.J. Blackmon has been named to the 2010 NCCSIA All-State Men's Basketball College Division Second Team.

Pembroke, N.C. - Lenoir-Rhyne University's D.J. Blackmon has been named to the 2010 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association All-State Men's Basketball College Division Second Team.

Blackmon, a junior forward from Albemarle, N.C., led the Bears in scoring (20.5 ppg), rebounding (6.8 rpg) and assists (2.7 apg) this season en route to All-South Atlantic Conference First-Team honors.

Blackmon, who became the 50th player in Lenoir-Rhyne history to score 1,000 points in his career, finished fourth in the league in scoring and was named to the 2010 Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region Second Team.

Founded in 2002, the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina.† The purpose of the organization is to promote collegiate athletics at all schools.† Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within sports information.

NCCSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for menís and womenís basketball, menís and womenís soccer, volleyball, softball and baseball.

North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association
2009-10 College Division All-State Menís Basketball Teams

FIRST TEAM
G - Kendrick Easley#+, Sr., Mount Olive, Norfolk, Va.
F - Danny Sanders, Sr.,†Mars Hill, Shelby, N.C.
C - Tyler Sanborn+, Sr., Guilford, Mount Airy, N.C.
F - Chris Woods, Jr., Pfeiffer, High Point, N.C.
G - Clay Henson+, Sr., Guilford, Glen Alpine, N.C.

SECOND TEAM
F - D.J. Blackmon, Jr., Lenoir-Rhyne, Albemarle, N.C.
G - Shahmel Brackett, Fr., UNC Pembroke, Florence, S.C.
F - Brandon Thomas, Sr., UNC Pembroke, Cherryville, N.C.
F/C - Jonathan Whitson#, Sr., Brevard, Clyde, N.C.
G - Josh Roper, Jr., Brevard, Charlotte, N.C.

# - 2007-08 NCCSIA College Division All-State Second Team†††††††
+ - 2008-09 NCCSIA College Division All-State First Team

Nominated by North Carolina Sports Information professionals / Selected by NCCSIA members

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