MARTINEZ, Ga. - The Peach Belt Conference (PBC) office released its end-of-season honors, with Georgia College & State University men's basketball taking Coach of the Year and a spot on the All-PBC First Team. Head coach Terry Sellers picked up his fourth conference coach of the year honor, while senior guard Shaun Keaton (Albany, Ga.) was named to his second-straight All-PBC Team.
Sellers led the squad to a tie for third in the conference standings this season, going 15-5 in PBC play. The 20-win campaign (21-5) was the school's 10th, with seven coming under Sellers. The PBC Preseason Poll placed the Bobcats sixth.
Keaton finished the regular season ranked third in scoring at 16.5 points per game. The long-distance marksman was tops in threes made at 2.96 per contest, ranking 34th in the NCAA Division II. Keaton set the school's career mark for threes made this season, as well as making the Georgia College 1,000 point club. He stands seventh all-time at 1,307.
Keaton has now earned All-PBC honors in consecutive seasons, joining Aaron Clark (2004-08), Rodney Keener (2001-03), Julius Joseph (1997-2000), Tim Jones (1995-97), Tony Edmonson (1993-97) and Dell Lewis (1991-94) as the school's seventh multi-time All-PBC recipient. The school has now won 24 such honors all-time.
The Bobcats begin the PBC Championship Tournament Friday, March 6 at 3 p.m. traveling to Aiken, S.C. to take on North Georgia.
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