Troy Simons named to NJCAA All-Star Game

Troy Simons will play in the 2017 NJCAA Men’s Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game on April 29 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Troy Simons will play in the 2017 NJCAA Men’s Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game on April 29 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Troy Simons of Polk State has been named to the 2017 NJCAA Men's Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game. 

This is the first time a Polk State player has received an invitation to the game, which takes place April 29 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. 

"I am very excited for Troy and our basketball program," said Head Coach Matt Furjanic.

"Troy had a terrific two years for us, and it is exciting to see him and our basketball program being rewarded nationally."

A sophomore guard from Pittsburgh, Simons led the NJCAA D1 in points-per-game this season with 26.3. 

In 26 games he scored 685 points, shooting 46 percent from the field and 76.1 percent from the free-throw line. 

He earned a spot on the FCSAA/NJCAA Region VIII All-State Team and First Team All-Suncoast Conference. 

Dec 06
Men's Basketball 5:00 PM
vs. Gulf Coast State College
@ Marianna, FL
Chipola College Classic Marianna, FL
Dec 07
Men's Basketball 6:00 PM
at Chipola College
Chipola College Classic Marianna, FL
Dec 14
Men's Basketball 12:00 PM
vs. Florida State College at Jacksonville
@ Ocala, FL
JUCO Shootout Ocala, FL
Dec 15
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
vs. Pensacola State College
@ Ocala, FL
JUCO Shootout Ocala, FL
Jan 01
Men's Basketball 3:00 PM
vs. College of Central Florida
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 04
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Bradenton, FL
Jan 11
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
vs. St. Petersburg College
Winter Haven, FL
CONF ALL

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