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Jeff Nations

Pellum, Green garner VaSID honors


Former Massanutten Military Academy standout Darrion Pellum and Winchester native Erick Green have been named to the 2012 Virginia Sports Infomation Directors (VaSID) University Division All-State Men's Basketball Team.

Pellum, a 6-foot-6 senior guard, garnered first-team honors after averaging 18.3 points per game for Hampton University this past season.

Green, a 6-4 junior guard, earned second-team honors after averaging 15.6 points per game for Virginia Tech.

Virginia's Mike Scott was named the VaSID's Player of the Year. Norfolk State's Anthony Evans, who led his team to an NCAA tournament second-round upset over No. 2 seed Missouri, was picked as Coach of the Year. Richmond's Kendall Anthony was named the VaSID's Rookie of the Year.


Here's the complete team:

First Team

• Antwan Carter, 6-6, Sr., C (Longwood) -- 19.4 ppg

• Kyle O'Quinn, 6-10, Sr., C (Norfolk St.) -- 15.9 ppg.

• Ryan Pearson, 6-6, Sr., F (George Mason) -- 17.0 ppg

• Darrion Pellum, 6-6, Sr., G (Hampton) -- 18.3 ppg

• Mike Scott, 6-8, Sr., F (Virginia) -- 18.0 ppg

Second Team

• Kent Bazemore, 6-5, r-Sr., G-F (Old Dominion) -- 15.4 ppg

• Bradford Burgess, 6-6, Sr., G-F (VCU) -- 13.4 ppg

• Chris Cooper, 6-9, Sr., C-F (Old Dominion) -- 10.5 ppg

• Erick Green, 6-4, Jr., G (Virginia Tech) -- 15.6 ppg

• Jesse Sanders, 6-3, Sr., G (Liberty) -- 12.5 ppg

Third Team

• Kendall Anthony, 5-8, Fr., G (Richmond) -- 13.0 ppg

• Humpty Hitchins, 5-9, Sr., G (James Madison) -- 14.9 ppg

• Quinn McDowell, 6-6, Sr., F (William and Mary) -- 12.5 ppg

• Chris McEachin, 6-6, Sr., G (Norfolk St.) -- 12.8 ppg

• Stan Okoye, 6-5, Jr., F (VMI) -- 17.1 ppg




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