March 6, 2001


Norse junior forward earns GLVC honor

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Northern Kentucky University’s Craig Sanders has been named first team All-Great Lakes Valley Conference by league coaches.

Sanders, a junior forward and a graduate of McNicholas High School, has led NKU to a 25-6 record and a berth in the NCAA Division II Tournament. Sanders leads NKU in scoring at 16.9 points per game, and he has made 98 of 230 (42.6 percent) three-point attempts this season.

Sanders has also scored in double figures in 17 consecutive games going into Thursday night’s NCAA Division II Tournament game against Grand Valley State University.

NKU senior guard Craig Conley, a LaSalle High School graduate, was named honorable mention All-GLVC. Conley has set an NKU single-season record with 188 assists, and he averages 12.3 ppg. Conley also has made 86.1 percent of his free throws this season.


Name School

Derrick Lyons, Southern Indiana

Lorico Duncan, Ky. Wesleyan

Marlowe Currie, Southern Indiana

Brent Mason, Saint Joseph’s

Craig Sanders, Northern Kentucky



Name School

Jared McCurry, Bellarmine

Andy Foster, Indianapolis

Nick Wise, IPFW

Brian McNeil, Quincy

Josh Virostko, Lewis

Honorable Mention - LaJuan Christon (USI), Ronald Evans (KWC), Brian Coffman (UWP), Greg Ross (UMSL), Craig Conley (NKU), Anwar Perry (KWC), Hodges Smith (SJC), Marty Perry (SIUE), Quincey Moman (UWP), Michael Coleman (UMSL), and Brandon Yates (SJC).

Coach of the Year - Dave Balza, Saint Joseph’s

Player of the Year - Derrick Lyons, Southern Indiana

Newcomer of the Year - Austin Real