MCCC Basketball Players Selected for
N.J. - The excellent seasons of the Mercer County Community College
basketball teams are reflected in individual all-star honors, led
by freshman forward Alexis Sweet (Trenton, N.J.) being named
to both the Region 19 and Garden State Athletic Conference first
The 5-foot-8 Sweet averaged a double-double of points and rebounds
for the 21-9 Lady Vikings and ranks in the Top 10 in scoring in
National Junior College Athletic Association Division II. Sweet
is joined on the GSAC first team by sophomore center Samantha
Foley (Hamilton, N.J.). Freshman forward Azaria Crews (Ewing,
N.J.) was selected for the second team.
The men's basketball team heads to the NJCAA Division II Championships
with two GSAC first team selections, sophomore guard/forward Uros
Kovacevic (Montenegro) and sophomore center Paco Boussougou
(Gabon). Kovacevic, who leads the Vikings in scoring and is tied
for the lead in assists, also is on the Region 19 second team.
Coach Howard Levy's Vikings open play Tuesday, March 16 at the 16-team
championship tournament in Danville, Ill., against sixth-seeded
Kishwaukee College of Malta, Ill. Tipoff is 7:30 p.m. Eastern.
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