Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Centre's Blake Scinta Earns All-South Region Honors

Centre College's Black Scinta has earned Second Team All-South Region honors from

Here's a release from CC:

DANVILLE, Ky. ( – the number one source for NCAA Division III basketball information, released its 2015-16 All-Region Teams on Monday, with Centre senior forward Blake Scinta (Louisville, Ky.) being named to the All-South Region Second Team.

Lynchburg's Alex Graves was named the South Region Player of the Year in the region, while Roanoke's Page Moir picked up Coach of the Year recognition and Brock Anders of Sul Ross State earned Rookie of the Year accolades. Scinta and Birmingham Southern's Alex Avery were the lone representatives of the SAA on the All-South Region teams.

A four-time All-Southern Athletic Association honoree, Scinta caps an excellent career for the Colonels by collecting All-Region accolades for the firs time in his career. He was a First Team All-SAA selection this season and as a junior in 2014-15 after being named Second Team All-SAA as a sophomore in 2013-14 and SAA Newcomer of the Year in 2012-13. The 6-8 forward was a two-time Team of the Week award winner as a senior and was named the SAA Player of the Week on three occasions in 2015-16.

The Louisville, Ky. native closes his career seventh on the Centre all-time scoring list with 1,481 career points and ninth among the school's career rebounding leaders with 692 career boards.

He paced the SAA in scoring at 18.1 points per game while ranking third in the conference in rebounding at 8.9 boards per contest. Scinta also led the conference in free throw percentage, shooting 83.7 percent from the charity stripe, and he sat second in the league in field goal percentage at 54.8 percent from the field.

Scinta notched 10 double-doubles on the season, highlighted by a career-high 36-point, 13-rebound performance in a win at Millsaps on Jan. 24. He tallied 19 points and a career-high 15 boards in the Colonels' 75-59 victory over Oglethorpe to close the regular season.

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