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Rosters and coaches announced for DII College All-Star Game

03/20/2017, 12:00pm CDT
By Sanford Media Relations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced rosters for the 2017 Reese’s® Division II College All-Star game, which will be played as part of the 2017 NCAA® Division II Men’s Basketball Championship.

The Reese’s Division II College All-Star game will be played on Friday at 7:00 p.m. (CDT), in conjunction with the NCAA Division II Elite Eight at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.  The teams are composed of two senior student-athletes from each of the eight regions in Division II and five senior at-large selections.

The game will be streamed live on the Sanford Pentagon Facebook page.

The game features a pair of outstanding former coaches who have had distinguished careers in coaching and athletic administration.  Bill Gross spent 35 years at his alma mater, Augustana University.  He coached the men’s basketball team for nine seasons, posting a 154-103 record, winning the North Central Conference title in 1988-89.  During 28 years as the Vikings’ director of athletics, Gross helped his programs win 40 conference championships, including 17 in the NCC and 23 as members of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.

Butch Raymond has had a legendary career in the NCC and Northern Sun conferences. He began his coaching career at his alma mater, Augsburg College, before moving on to St. Cloud State. He had significant success at St. Cloud and led his teams to consecutive NCC titles in 1986, 1987 and 1988. Raymond also served at Southwest Minnesota State as director of athletics before being named as the fourth commissioner of the NSIC in 2004. He guided the conference expansion from an eight-team league to a 16-team super conference in NCAA Division II. Raymond retired in 2014.

2017 Reese’s NABC Division II All-Stars – East

0, Jeril Taylor, Southern Indiana, 6-4, Guard, Louisville, Ky.  
1, Taylor Stafford, Western Washington, 6-1, Guard, Chicago, Ill.
3, Ray Anderson, Virginia Union, 6-3, Guard, Wilmington, Del.
5, Jeremiah Hill, Valdosta State, 6-2, Guard, Savannah, Ga.
11, Ken-Jah Bosley, Kentucky Wesleyan, 6-1, Guard, Richmond, Ky.
13, Adam Klie, UC San Diego, 6-4, Guard, Anchorage, Alaska
14, Josh Johnson, Kutztown, 6-8, Forward, Norristown, Pa.
15, Devin Gilligan, Southern New Hampshire, 6-5, Forward, Amherst, N.H.
24, Seab Webster, Alabama in Huntsville, 6-6, Forward, Gurley, Ala.
32, Romond Jenkins, Tarleton State, 6-7, Forward, Midwest City, Okla.  

Head Coach: Butch Raymond            

2017 Reese’s NABC Division II All-Stars – West                               

0, Phil Taylor, Shorter, 5-10, Guard, Brooklyn, N.Y.
1, Joshua Blaylock, Fort Lewis, 6-2, Guard, Lancaster, Calif.
3, Michael Mallory, Southern Connecticut, 6-1, Guard, Waterbury, Conn. 
4, Braxton Reeves, East Central, 6-4, Guard, Fort Worth, Texas 
5, Joe Tagarelli, Quincy, 6-5, Forward, Waunakee, Wis.
10, Keshun Sherrill, Augusta, 5-9, 160, Guard, Cleveland, N.C.
14, Aaron Lien, MSU Moorhead 6-4, Guard, Moorhead, Minn.
15, Javonte Douglas, Montevallo, 6-8, Forward, Charlotte, N.C.
23, Devin Schmidt, Delta State, 6-4, Guard, Sevierville, Tenn.
24, Seth Youngblood, Arkansas-Fort Smith, 6-1, Guard, Roland, Okla.
30, Rasheed Moore, East Stroudsburg, 6-6, Forward, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Head Coach: Bill Gross

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