Clarksville, Ark.-Three University of the Ozarks men's basketball players received recognition from the American Southwest Conference, it was announced Tuesday by ASC Media Relations Director Greg Weghorst.
Senior forward Ronnie Dodd and senior center Marcus Bobb earned ASC All-East Division Second Team honors. Bobb was additionally voted the ASC East Division Sportsmanship of the Year winner. Junior guard Andrew Cummings was named to the ASC All-East Division Defensive Team.
Dodd, a 6-foot-5, 180-pound native of Forney, Texas, finished fourth in the conference in scoring (15.8), seventh in rebounding (7.5), twelfth in free throw percentage (76%) and seventh in blocked shots (.9). Dodd was the team’s leader in scoring and rebounding while averaging 1.1 steals per game. He hit 21-of-71 from the three-point line. Dodd posted eight double-doubles during the season, including three straight in January. He scored in double figures 20 times, posting a career-high 30 points against East Texas Baptist. He finished his career with 770 points and 347 rebounds. He was named All-Conference and was the Division Newcomer of the Year last season.
Bobb, a 6-foot-4, 200-pound native of Ponder, Texas, finished sixth in the ASC in scoring (15.4), tenth in rebounding (7.0), fifth in free throw percentage (81%) and fourth in minutes played (32.1). Bobb hit 48 percent of his shots from the field and ranked second on the team in scoring and rebounding. He started in all 25 games and posted seven double-doubles. He had eight games in which he didn’t miss a free throw. Bobb opened the season with 22 points and 13 rebounds against Rust College. He was named All-Conference all three years at Ozarks. He finished his career with 1078 points and 525 rebounds.
Cummings, a 6-foot, 180-pound native of Mansfield, Texas, proved to be a defensive stopper for the Eagles ranking eighth in the ASC in steals (1.8). Cummings was eleventh in the ASC in field goal percentage (50%) and twenty-sixth in scoring (11.6). He started in 22 games and led the team in total steals (44).