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Junior Kyle Cain led the Spartans in scoring and rebounding on the year, his first season of eligibility at UNCG.

Kyle Cain Named Second Team All-District

Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
         
Release: March 12, 2014
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG junior forward Kyle Cain (Chicago, Ill./Arizona State) was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Second Team All-District 22, the organization announced Wednesday. This marks the third straight year UNCG has placed a representative on the team as former Spartan Trevis Simpson earned the accolades the last two years.

Cain was named to the All-SoCon First Team by the league’s coaches this year after leading the team and ranking ninth in the league in scoring this year at 15.4 points per game. He also leads the team and is second in the SoCon on the glass, grabbing 8.9rebounds per game.

Cain, a transfer from Arizona State in his first year of eligibility at UNCG, scored in double figures 28 times this season, including eight games with 20 or more points. He posted a team-high 11 double-doubles on the year, which ranked second in the league just behind Z. Mason of Chattanooga (13). He connected on 47.6 percent (201-of-422) from the field this season and hit 71.3 percent (82-of-115) from the free throw line. His 493 points scored ranks 12th most in UNCG single-season scoring records while his 285 rebounds are second-most in program history in a season.  

NABC All-District 22
First Team
De’Mon Brooks, Davidson
Z. Mason, Chattanooga
Karl Cochran, Wofford
Lucas Troutman, Elon
Trey Sumler, Western Carolina

Second Team
Kyle Cain, UNCG
Jelani Hewitt, Georgia Southern
Tim Williams, Samford
Stephen Croone, Furman
Lee Skinner, Wofford

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