Perkins named first-team academic all-RMAC
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs forward Kyle Perkins was named to the first-team academic all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
Teammates Eric Davis and Frank McCollum were both named second-team.
Perkins is first on the team in free throw shooting at 82.8 percent, is tied for first on the team in rebounds with 6.2 per game and second on the team in points averaging 12.9 per game. Perkins also had a career high 31 points against Nebraska-Kearney on Jan. 18, 2008 where he also recorded his second double-double this season with 11 rebounds. He is tied for 10th in the RMAC in rebounding.
Davis is also tied for first on the team in rebounds with 6.2 per game, is first on the team in field goal accuracy, shooting 55.3 percent from the floor, and is averaging 9.1 points per game. Davis is also tied for tenth in the RMAC in rebounding and ninth in field goal percentage.
McCollum is currently first on the team in 3-point field goals, shooting 45.1 percent behind the arc, is second on the team in rebounding averaging 5.3 per game, is second on the team in assists with 1.7 per game, and is averaging 11.7 points per game. McCollum is also eighth in the RMAC in 3-point field goal percentage.
To be eligible the student athlete must be a starter or key reserve, have a 3.2 or above GPA, complete two semesters prior to the beginning of the season, and be selected by the RMAC's Sports Information Directors.
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