Howard & Lee Named to NABC All-District Teams

Howard & Lee Named to NABC All-District Teams

Courtesy of Catholic and Juniata Athletic Communications

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2018 NABC Coaches' Division III All-District teams and coaches, recognizing the best men's collegiate basketball student-athletes and coaches in the division, selected by member coaches of the NABC in NCAA Division III.

The Catholic University of America men's basketball senior Jay Howard continues to add to his trophy room as he was selected to the All-Middle-Atlantic District First Team. This is the third-consecutive season Howard was tabbed to the all-district teams and the first time in his career he has mad the first team.

Howard, the 2018 Landmark Player of the Year and first-team selection, became the conference's all-time leading scorer and only active All-Decade Team member this past season.

He led the Landmark in scoring by over four points per game at 23.6 ppg. He reached both the 2,000-point and 700 rebound plateau this season as the Preseason All-American was named to the Bevo Francis Award Watch List and a finalist for the Jostens Award. The Pennsauken, N.J., senior ranks in the top-20 of seven national statistical categories including 15th in points per game.

Marcus Lee was named to the Second Team.

The senior forward led the Eagles to their best ever season including opening the season 12-0, going undefeated at home to the Landmark Championship and locking the top seed in the playoffs. Lee made his third straight appearance on the all-conference first team. He was second in the conference scoring at 19.3 points per game. His 65.5% field goal percentage is ninth-best in the country and second-best in the Landmark. Lee was recently named the Landmark Conference Senior Scholar Athelte and eariler in the season he was a two time Landmark Athlete of the Week. 

On the court, Lee has started in all 29 games for the Eagles this season. He has recorded 548 points this season and a total of 1,742 points over his four year career. This season, he was first on the team in points and first in field goals with 223. He is also first on the team in rebounds with 202 and blocks with 30.