Union University’s Corieon Pearson was selected as the Mid-East Region Player of the Year, while Bluefield College’s Richard Morgan and Tennessee Temple’s Jeff Haarlow were named Co-Coach of the Year. Selections were determined by votes from Mid-East Region head coaches.
Lee University was represented by two players. Junior Cory Billingsley was named to the five-member first team. He averaged 17.6 points per game and shot 50 percent from the field, 40 percent from beyond the arc and 88 percent from the field throw line.
Tyrone Roberts was a second-team selection. The talented post player came on strong late in the season. In less than 20 minutes of playing time per game, Roberts averaged 11.4 points and 4.5 rebounds per game. He was a 66 percent free throw shooter.
NCCAA All Mid-East Region
Cory Billingsley Lee University
Elliot Johnson Tennessee Temple University
Kearsten Marion Bluefield College
Corieon Pearson Union University*
Miles Rice Campbellsville University
* Denotes Region Player of the Year
Josh Nesbit Bluefield College
AJ Roberts Union University
Ty Roberts Lee University
Bryon Sanford Trevecca Nazarene University
Jerrett Smith Tennessee Temple University
Co-Coach of the Year
Jeff Haarlow Tennessee Temple
Richard Morgan Bluefield College