Area Sports: Dalton State lands two on NAIA All-American team

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced their 2020 Division I Men’s Basketball All-America teams and two Dalton State Roadrunners earned spots on the first-team and honorable mention team.

DSC guard Randy Bell, a 6-foot-4 senior from Sicklerville, New Jersey, received first-team honors, making him the second player in program history to received first-team honors. The Lyon College transfer led the Roadrunners in scoring with 17.3 points per game. Bell was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Year and won the SSAC Tournament MVP award. He shot 35.6-percent from the three-point line in his career at Dalton State and scored a total of 926 points during his two years with the program.

Randy Bell’s partner in the backcourt, senior Kevon Tucker, earned All-American honorable mention honors from the NAIA. He adds the All-American recognition to his first-team All-SSAC selection earlier this season. Tucker averaged 16.2 points per game while playing a team-leading 1,094 minutes this season. He made 65 three-pointers this season, which led the team, and shot

The honors continue the streak of at least one Roadrunner men’s basketball player being named to the All-American team since the program could compete in the postseason and receive postseason accolades, which began in 2014.