Junior Austin Davis was named to the All-CCAC Honorable Mention list for the first time
CHICAGO, Ill. — The Olivet Nazarene University men's
basketball team had two Tigers recognized by the Chicagoland Collegiate
Athletic Conference’s (CCAC) postseason honors. Since 1987, Olivet has had 88 all-conference selections.
The complete list of conference honors can be found here: http://www.ccacsports.com/awards/12/8.php
Larson (Tolono, Ill.) was the first Tiger since 2012 to be named to the
All-CCAC First Team, his first such honor. He is the first to be named to
the five-member CCAC Division II team. In 2013, he was the CCAC Freshman of the Year.
Junior point guard Austin
Davis (North Augusta, S.C.) was one of ten named to the All-CCAC Honorable Mention
Larson was the third-leading vote-getter in the conference behind
the Player of the Year Derek Semenas (Cardinal Stritch) and Brad Karp (St.
Xavier). In 19 games of conference play,
the 6'7" guard/forward led the team in minutes (31.2), scoring (17.2 points), rebounds (8.6), blocks (20), free-throw percentage (.842), and field
goals made and attempted (122-235, .519). He finished third in
three-pointers made (18) and fourth in assists (49). He also finished with
eight double-doubles and scored in double figures 16 times in CCAC play. On February 1, Larson
recorded a career-high 30 points against Purdue
University-Calumet (Ind.) and in rebounds (17) on January 25 against Roosevelt
University (Ill.). Among CCAC leaders, he was sixth in scoring, fourth in
rebounding, third in free-throw percentage, seventh in blocked shots, first in
defensive rebounds and seventh in offensive rebounds.
Davis missed five conference games with an ankle injury but
still managed to be among the top 20 players in the CCAC this season. He finished
second on the team in minutes (30.5), scoring (13.9), second in assists (53), third
in free-throw percentage (.815), and led the team in three-pointers made and attempted
(34-94, .362). He scored in double figures 11 times in conference play. Among
CCAC leaders, he was 20th in scoring, fifth in assists (3.8), fifth in
three-pointers made (2.5) and fifth in assist/turnover ratio (2.0).
The Tigers finished the 2013-14 season with a 16-13 (14-5)
Final season statistics: