Greg Bienemann Named to NABC All-District Team
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Washington and Lee senior forward Greg Bienemann (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) has been selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-South District Team, which was announced on Thursday morning.
Bienemann was tabbed to the second team after averaging 21.5 points, 7.3 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 0.9 assists per game this winter in earning First Team All-ODAC honors. He shot 59.2 percent (219-370) from the field and scored in double figures in 24 of the team's 26 games.
Bienemann notched 13 games of 20 or more points, including four 30-point outbursts, highlighted by a career-high 37 points on 17-of-19 shooting in a 98-81 win over Emory & Henry on Feb. 13.
A three-time All-ODAC and 2008 D3hoops.com Third Team All-Region honoree, Bienemann was also named one of 10 finalists for the Division III Player of the Year Award this winter. He led the Generals in scoring and rebounding all four seasons and finished with 1,573 career points, good for sixth all-time at W&L.
Guilford senior center Ben Strong was chosen as the South District Player of the Year and was placed on the first team, while Virginia Wesleyan senior forward Tyler Fantin joined Bienemann as ODAC players on the second team.
Washington and Lee finished the 2007-08 season with a 15-11 overall record and an 11-7 mark in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The 15 wins were the program's most since the 1989-90 season. The Generals earned the fifth seed for the conference tournament and fell to fourth-seeded Roanoke, 76-66.
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