NDSU's Nelson named to the USBWA All-District Team

Grant Nelson - Courtesy: gobison.com
Grant Nelson - Courtesy: gobison.com

North Dakota State junior forward Grant Nelson has earned a spot on the District VI All-District Team. The team is made up of the top players from Division I schools in Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Nelson is only the second Bison to earn a USBWA All-District honor. He joins Ben Woodside who was named to the team in 2009. In total only 90 players are honored as All-District by the USBWA each season, with 10 players from each of the nine different districts.

In 21 games against conference foes, Nelson averaged 19.6 points, 10.2 rebounds, and 1.7 blocks per game, along with shooting 54 percent overall from the field. He led the Bison in points, rebounds, assists, blocks, and steals on the season.


Player of the Year: Jalen Wilson, Kansas
Coach of the Year: Jerome Tang, Kansas State


All-District Team
Max Abmas, Oral Roberts
Kobe Brown, Missouri
Tucker DeVries, Drake
Gradey Dick, Kansas
Keyontae Johnson, Kansas State
Ryan Kalkbrenner, Creighton
Kris Murray, Iowa
Grant Nelson, North Dakota State
Markquis Nowell, Kansas State
Jalen Wilson, Kansas