BOSTON - North Dakota State's Lawrence Alexander was one of 25 players named to CollegeInsider.com's Mid-Major Freshmen All-America Team announced Monday, April 9.
Alexander, a 6-foot-3 guard from Peoria, Ill., averaged 12.8 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game. He was voted Summit League Newcomer of the Year by the league's coaches, sports information directors and media.
Alexander was the only Summit League player selected. He was the league's highest scoring newcomer and ranked fourth among all players in assists averaging 13.8 points 4.6 assists in league play.
North Dakota State finished 17-14 overall and tied for fourth in The Summit League with a 9-9 record. The Bison lost to Western Illinois in the quarterfinals of the Summit League tournament and lost at Wyoming in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Zebra Pen.
2012 CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Freshmen All-America Team
Lawrence Alexander, North Dakota State
Julius Brown, Toledo
Justin Burrell, Holy Cross
Johnny Dee, San Diego
Ben Dickinson, Binghamton
Quincy Ford, Northeastern
Trey Freeman, Campbell
Dylan Garrity, Sacramento State
Derrick Gordon, Western
Juan'ya Green, Niagara
Ty Greene, USC Upstate
Stephan Hicks, Cal State Northridge
Evan Hymes, Siena
Lucky Jones, Robert
Roosevelt Jones, Butler
Chavaughn Lewis, Marist
Four McGlynn, Vermont
Shonn Miller, Cornell
Saah Nimley, Charleston Southern
Tahj Tate, Delaware State
Bernard Thompson, Florida Gulf Coast
Jarvis Threatt, Delaware
Seth Tuttle, Northern Iowa
Kyle Vinales, Central Connecticut
Brad Waldow, Saint Mary's