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MassBay Students Named to NJCAA All-Region XXI Teams, Earn League Honors
WELLESLEY, MA (March 7, 2017) – Four MassBay Buccaneers have been named National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Region XXI teams and earned honors for their top performance in men’s basketball during the 2016-2017 season.
Forward Kameron Jimenez-Fox, who has scored more than a total of 1,000 points so far during his college basketball career, made First Team All-Region for New England. Jimenez-Fox, who was selected for second-team last year, finished second overall this year in the entire conference, scoring 21.2 points per game, earning the most in rebounds at 14.4 per game, and ranking fourth in shooting percentage at 55 percent. Jimenez-Fox also earned a league-high 27 double-doubles this season.
Guards Kyle Jimenez-Fox and Zach Lebowitz, both in their first year at MassBay, were named Second Team All-Region. Jimenez-Fox scored an average of 13.5 points per game this season, and led the team in assists and steals, with an average of 7.6 assists and 3.3 steals this season. Lebowitz, who averaged 12.3 points per game, had an average of 6.2 assists this season and 1.6 steals.
Guard Colin Myers, also in his first year at MassBay, received Honorable Mention. He averaged 10.6 points per game.
Both Jimenez-Fox brothers, Lebowitz, and Myers led the MassBay Buccaneers to a Championship season this year. The team recently clinched the NJCAA Regional Championship and will advance to the national NJCAA tournament next week to face off against the best community college basketball teams in the nation.
MassBay Community College was recently ranked by the Brookings Institution as one of the top schools for value added and earned salaries in the workforce. Ranked #1 for 2-year colleges in Massachusetts, #2 in New England and ranked #16 nationally. The College’s facilities in Wellesley Hills, Framingham and Ashland house day, evening and weekend classes that meet the needs of degree-seeking students and career minded life-long learners. Online options provide convenience and allow faculty to facilitate the learning process. Since its founding in 1961, MassBay has been accredited by several governing bodies and strives to meet the needs of the diverse local communities it serves.