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EDWARDS OF SAU SELECTED TO ALL-CIAA MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT TEAM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 29) – Sophomore guard Donte Edwards (Durham, NC) of Saint Augustine’s University was named to the All-CIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Team at the Spectrum Center on Saturday.

Edwards averaged 10.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in two tournament games. He scored nine points, including three free throws in the final 25 seconds, to help the Falcons rally past Lincoln (Pa.) University 66-61 in a first-round game on Tuesday, Feb. 25. SAU overcame a 10-point deficit in the last five minutes.

The SAU guard scored 12 points on 12 of 12 free throw shooting in a 70-68 quarterfinal loss to Johnson C. Smith University on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

The 10-member All-CIAA Tournament team was announced after the men’s championship game concluded.