KANSAS CITY, Mo. - MidAmerica Nazarene guard Rustin Dowd highlighted a group of Heart of America Athletic Conference men's basketball players who were selected to the 2011-12 NAIA Division I Men's Basketball All-America Teams.
Dowd, a junior who was chosen the HAAC Player of the Year, was a 3rd-team selection this season after garnering honorable mention recognition a year ago. Dowd led the Pioneers to the HAAC regular season and tournament titles after averaging a team-high 17.0 points per game.
The honorable mention list included seven members of various HAAC teams: Evangel's Cale Ramsey and Stephen Cotten, Kevin Booker of Avila, Brad Burgus of Graceland, Quaran Johnson of Benedictine, Ben Steinlage of Baker and Derrick Williams of Peru State.
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