Williams Baptist University has two representatives on the men’s All- Midwest Conference team, as well as eight Academic All-AMC honorees and one member of the Champions of Character Team.
Cortez King was named Second Team All-Conference after posting a 15.1 point per game average. The junior scored 301 points in 20 games played. He shot 62 percent from the field and finished with an average of 7.8 rebounds per contest while blocking 19 shots.
The Chicago native was crucial in WBU’s late-season surge, as the team won 10 of its final 15 games. In that time, he averaged 17.2 points a game and 8.2 rebounds a contest. He compiled five double-doubles in that stretch. His biggest performance came on Feb. 22 when the Eagles clinched an AMC playoff spot with a victory over William Woods University. King scored 22 points while grabbing 16 rebounds.
Travon Cobb was named to the AMC’s Honorable Mention list after posting 14.3 points per game. The senior scored 399 points in 28 games. He reached double digits in scoring in 22 contests, including a career-high 26 points in WBU’s first-round playoff win over Park University. In the final three games of his Williams career, he averaged 22.6 points a game.
Brayden Brewer and Hunter Stallings represented the Eagles varsity program on the Academic All-AMC team, while Brett Burns, Ronnie Peas, Matthew Woods, Landon Mason, Elijah Ellenburg and Jajuan Whitby represented WBU’s junior varsity program on the team.
Senior Marquez Chew represented Williams on the AMC’s Champions of Character Team. This team represents the NAIA five core values of respect, servant leadership, integrity, sportsmanship and responsibility.
The Eagles finished in seventh place in the AMC after posting a conference record of 12-10.
They were 14-14 overall after losing to Harris-Stowe State University in the semifinals of the conference tournament.