Belmont men’s basketball junior forward/center Scott Saunders (New Orleans, La.) has been named to the 2010-11 Capital One Academic All-America University Division Men’s Basketball Third Team.
Saunders, who ranks among league leaders in six statistical categories, has been an invaluable part of Belmont’s Atlantic Sun Conference regular season championship team. Named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week Dec. 21, Saunders has 15 double figure scoring games and three double-doubles this season for the Bruins. The 6-10 post man ranks among the NCAA leaders in points per 40 minutes played, and recorded a career-high 24 points vs. Marist Nov. 22. Click here to read more on this story.