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March 21, 2001

Brooks Named First Team All-American

Jackson, TN—Senior center, Anthony Brooks was named to the NAIA All-American team. Brooks, a native of Bethel Springs, was selected to the first team after his record breaking senior season for the Bulldogs. Brooks finished the season averaging 24.7 points per game, which put him third in the nation in scoring. He led Union in scoring 30 of their 36 games, while 11 times scoring 30 points or more. During the season, Brooks set seven school records, including breaking a 16-year-old record by scoring 49 points is a game. He also set the record for points in a season (889), scoring average (24.7), blocks in a season (86), blocks in a career (256), field goal attempts in a game (26), and field goal attempts in a season (578).

Brooks adds this honor to his long list of achievements this season, including being named the TranSouth Conference Player of the Year. Brooks finished the season averaging 24.7 points per game, 8.0 rebounds per game, 2.4 blocks per game. He lead the TranSouth is scoring and three-point percentage with his .425 average (62-146). He finished second in the conference in rebounding behind teammate Enelio Moreno.

 

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