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. 

Jan 22
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Blackout Game Winter Haven, FL
Jan 25
Men's Basketball 2:00 PM
vs. Impact Academy
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 29
Men's Basketball 7:00 PM
at St. Petersburg College
St. Petersburg, FL
Feb 01
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
vs. Hillsborough Community College
Feb 05
Men's Basketball 7:30 PM
at Florida Southwestern State College
Fort Myers, FL
Feb 08
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
Mentor Appreciation Night Bradenton, FL
Feb 15
Men's Basketball 4:00 PM
vs. St. Petersburg College
Greek Day Winter Haven, FL
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