CLEVELAND -- Ohio men's basketball redshirt sophomore guard James Gollon (Stevens Point, Wis.) has been named to the 2017-18 Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, as announced by the league office on Wednesday (April 4).
A total of 13 student-athletes were named to the team from this past season.
The Academic All-MAC honor is for a student-athlete who has excelled in athletics and academics. To qualify, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests for that particular sport.
A biological sciences pre-medicine major with a 3.587 GPA, Gollon played in a career-high 31 games and made a career-high seven starts for the Bobcats in 2017-18, scoring a career-high 211 points (6.8 per game), grabbing a career-high 110 rebounds (3.5 per game), dishing out a career-high 40 assists (1.3 per game), swiping a career-high 31 steals (1.0 per game) and blocking a career-high five shots (0.2 per game) over a career-high 670 minutes (21.6 per game). He finished in double figures in points a career-high 10 times, scoring a career-high 17 points in an 84-65 win over Prairie View A&M on Dec. 20, 2017. Gollon hauled in a career-high eight rebounds in an 80-37 rout of Coppin State on Dec. 1, 2017. He also distributed a career-high four assists against Miami in a MAC Tournament First Round Game on March 5, 2018.
2017-18 Men's Basketball Academic All-MAC Team
Kyle Maller, Ball State, Sophomore, Business Administration, 3.748 GPA
Sean Sellers, Ball State, Senior, Sports Admin. - 3.666 (Grad); Secondary Educ. - 3.635 (under)
Jeffrey Uju, Bowling Green, R-Junior, Biology, 3.319 GPA
Luke Meyer, Central Michigan, Senior, Product Design Engineering Technology, 3.29 GPA
Paul Jackson, Eastern Michigan, R-Junior, Marketing, 3.45 GPA
Mitch Peterson, Kent State, Sophomore, General Business, 3.288 GPA
Jake Wright, Miami, Senior, Sports Leadership & Management, 3.25 GPA
James Gollon, Ohio, R-Sophomore, Biological Sciences Pre-Medicine, 3.587 GPA
Luke Knapke, Toledo, Sophomore, Management, 3.547 GPA
Seth Dugan, Western Michigan, Junior, Finance, 3.96 GPA
Adida Ikongshul, Western Michigan, Sophomore, Management, 3.61 GPA
Bryce Moore, Western Michigan, Junior, Accounting, 3.28 GPA
Jared Printy, Western Michigan, Sophomore, Pre-Social Studies/Secondary Education, 3.76 GPA