Kilpatrick Named NABC Second Team All-American|
March 26, 2014
University of Cincinnati senior guard Sean Kilpatrick has been named a National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Second Team All-American the organization announced Wednesday.
Kilpatrick is the first UC player named an all-American by the organization since Steve Logan earned first team accolades in 2002.
Kilpatrick led the American Athletic Conference this season in scoring (20.6 points per game) and three-pointers made (2.7 per game) and earned unanimous first team all-league selection by the league’s coaches.
The native of Yonkers, N.Y., previously was selected a first team all-American by several media outlets, including Sporting News, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, Bleacher Report and NBCSports.com. He also was tabbed a second team all-American by the United States Basketball Writers Association.
Kilpatrick also was a finalist for the Wooden Award and Oscar Robertson Trophy and a semifinalist for the Naismith Trophy.
Kilpatrick helped lead the Bearcats to a share of the American regular-season championship, recording a 15-3 league mark – the second-most league wins in school history (16-0 in Conference USA in 1999-2000). The Bearcats finished 27-7 overall and advanced to the NCAA tournament for the fourth consecutive season. He led the squad in scoring in its last 20 games and in 31 of 34 contests during the season.
Kilpatrick finished his career ranked second at Cincinnati in career points with 2,145 behind only the legendary Oscar Robertson (2,973 points from 1958-60). Kilpatrick tied the school record for career three-pointers made (313 by Deonta Vaughn from 2006-10) and set school marks for career games played (140), consecutive games played (140) and career minutes played (4,315).
He ranked fifth in the nation in career scoring and seventh in career three-pointers.
Kilpatrick also ranked among UC career leaders in victories (second at 101), field goals attempted (second at 1,687), field goals made (fourth at 707) and steals (fifth at 166).