Former SBA’s Daniel Mullings earns NABC All-District Honors
One of Daniel’s SBA/Blues coaches - Jessica Grey had this to say about him “Daniel has a strong work ethic on the court. He’s a student of the game. Lightning speed and a vertical, matched by none earning him his name “Air Canada”.
Daniel played for the SBA Blues REP team from grades 7 though to 12.
NM State Guard Daniel Mullings Earns NABC All-District Honors (photo & article courtesy New Mexico State University)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 12) – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced today the NABC Division I All‐District teams for 2013-14 and New Mexico State junior guard Daniel Mullings was named to the first team out of district six.
The student-athletes are selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC. These student-athletes represent the finest basketball players across America.
Mullings, who was recently named Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year and was also named to the All-WAC first team and the WAC All-Defensive teams, averaged 17.0 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.3 assists, and was also tied for second in the league in steals with 2.0 per game. He finished the WAC regular season with 32 steals and has a total of 59 during the 2013-14 season.
Mullings is the first NM State player in school history to be named the WAC’s Player of the Year and is the first WAC player to be named Preseason Player of the Year and Player of the Year during the same season since Nevada’s Deonte Burton in 2011-12.
“I’m extremely pleased that Daniel was voted to the all-district team. His contribution across the stat sheet was evident of his value to us,” said head coach Marvin Menzies.
The 252 student-athletes, from 25 districts, are eligible for the NABC Coaches’ Division I All-America teams.
The Aggies are the No. 2 seed in the 2014 WAC Tournament and will face Seattle U, Thursday, March 13 at 9:30 p.m. (MT) in The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.