Macon named NJCAA All-American for the second year in a row

Macon named NJCAA All-American for the second year in a row

GOODMAN --- Holmes Community College sophomore guard Daryl Macon has been named Third Team NJCAA All-American after being named First Team NJCAA All-American his freshman season.

Macon, who signed with the University of Arkansas, helped lead the Bulldogs to an 18-7 record this season and appearances in both the MACJC State Tournament and the Region XXIII Tournament. The Bulldogs won the North Division title prior to the postseason.

The Little Rock, Ark. native finished the season with a 23.9 points per game average which placed him 6th in the NJCAA. Macon shot 49 percent from the floor, 37.6 percent from the three-point line and 82.9 percent from the free-throw line. He averaged 3.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists and .9 steals per game. He was named First Team All-State, All-Region XXIII Tournament Team and the Region XXIII Player of the Year.

As a freshman, Macon helped the Bulldogs to an Elite Eight finish in the NJCAA Tournament along with a NJCAA Region XXIII Championship and runner-up in the MACJC State Tournament. He was 4th in scoring in the NJCAA with a 23 points per game average. He shot 46.5 percent from the floor, 36.9 percent from the three-point line and 88.5 percent from the free-throw line. He averaged 4.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.1 steals per game. He was also named to the NJCAA All-Tournament Team, NJCAA Region XXIII Player of the Year, All-Region XXIII Tournament Team and First Team All-State.

 

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