Roper selected to NCCSIA College First Team

Fourth postseason accolade received by the senior guard

Pembroke, N.C. - Josh Roper was selected to the 2011 North Carolina All-State College Division Men’s Basketball First Team, as announced Monday afternoon by the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association.

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.

Roper, a 2011 First Team All-SAC selection, 2011 Daktronics All-South Atlantic Region Second Team selection and an NABC All-Southeast District Second Team selection finished up his senior season at Brevard leading the SAC in scoring with 21.2 points per game and in steals with 2.56 per game and was a two-time South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week this year. Roper also dots the BC record book, sitting in the top ten in multiple single game, single season and career records in various categories including: points, points per game, field goals, field goal attempts, field goal percentage, free throws, free throw attempts, free throw percentage, three-pointers made, three-pointers attempted, assists and steals.

The teams consist of student-athletes from North Carolina NCAA Division II, Division III and NAIA institutions. Nominees were submitted by North Carolina sports information professionals. NCCSIA members voted for the all-state teams and teams were selected for men and women in both the college and university (NCAA Division I) divisions.

North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association
2010-11 College Division All-State Men’s Basketball Teams
FIRST TEAM
G Richard Barbee, Belmont Abbey 
G Reggie Hopkins, Queens
G Josh Pittman, Guilford
G Josh Roper+, Brevard 
F Chris Woods#, Pfeiffer

SECOND TEAM
F George Blakeney, UNC Pembroke
G Shahmel Brackett+, UNC Pembroke
F Darius Cox, Livingstone
G Chris Hargrove, UNC Pembroke
G Dominick Reid, Catawba

# - 2009-10 NCCSIA College Division All-State First Team
+ - 2009-10 NCCSIA College Division All-State Second Team
Nominated by North Carolina Sports Information professionals / Selected by NCCSIA members

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