Conratulations go out to senior guard Brandt Cochran on being named as a member of the NCCAA All-Region First Team.
Each year, the National Christian College Athletic Association recognizes top players from each of its six regions. Cochran received the honor of being named to the 2019-20 NCCAA DI Men’s All-Region First Team.
Cochran has had a storied career for the Bobcats. The 6’0 senior from Lawrenceville, Ill. has completed his career with his best season yet. He closed out the year ranked NAIA DII No. 3 in free throw percentage (90.5), No. 6 in total assists (167), and No. 7 in total 3-point field goals made (106). He led his team in scoring and assists, averaging 19.55 points and 5.06 assists per game. He made 645 points and shot 42.9%, from the field, while adding 104 rebounds, 34 steals and five blocks. For his career, Cochran tallied 1,784 points, including 310 three-pointers. He hauled in 390 rebounds, handed off 423 assists, swiped 138 steals, and blocked eight shots.
Head coach Steve Shepherd stated, “Brandt is a great player, who has been a phenomenal leader. His statistics reveal his terrific play and production, but his teammates and coaches would tell you he is unselfish and puts the team’s success ahead of his own. Brandt has been a key to the great chemistry our teams have had during his four years as a Bobcat.”