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Two LSC Standouts Named All-America

MSU's Thomas Named NABC All-America

Midwestern State senior Corbin Thomas added to his collection of postseason awards Tuesday afternoon when he was named a National Association of Basketball Coaches' All-American.
 
The 6-8 forward from Chicago was also named to a Daktronics All-South Central first-teamer by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America earlier this month.
 
Thomas is just the second NABC All American in program history joining Nolan Richardson IV, who earned the honor in 2009.

An MSU has garnered All-America acclaim in each of the last five seasons including Richardson in 2009 (NABC/1st, D2 Bulletin/3rd), Craig Green in 2010 (D2 Bulletin/HM), Chris Hagan in 2011 (Basketball Times/3rd, D2  Bulletin/HM) and Michael Loyd in 2012 (Daktronics/3rd, D2 Bulletin/HM).

Thomas, a All-Lone Star Conference first-team selection and Co-Newcomer of the Year, notched 11 double-doubles while leading the Mustangs to their fifth conference title in the last seven seasons averaging 14.1 points and 8.4 rebounds a game.
 
The one-year transfer from Missouri State poured in 20 points five times this season and booked at least 10 points in 25 of 31 games including a season-best 27-point, 18-rebound effort in MSU's LSC-clinching victory over Texas A&M-Commerce on Feb. 20 at D.L. Ligon Coliseum.
 
Thomas' leadership helped Midwestern earn an at-large bid to participate in the NCAA Division II South Central Regionals for the fifth consecutive season.

Cameron's Foster Also Takes Honors

The postseason awards continue for Craig Foster, as he was named to the NABC All-American team on Wednesday.

The NABC All-American team is voted on by the nation's head coaches and represents the finest basketball players across America.

Foster earns the honor after leading the Aggies in both scoring (16.6 ppg) and assists (5.7 apg).  He was fourth in the Lone Star Conference in scoring and first in assists per game.  Foster scored in double figures in 21 of Cameron's 27 games and has reached the 20-point mark nine times.

Cameron finished the season with an 18-9 record and was selected for the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.

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