Lake Worth, FL – Malik Curry has been selected to the 2019 NJCAA Men's Basketball Association All-Star Game in Las Vegas, NV. The event will be held at The Orleans Arena on May 18 at 4:30 pm.
The All-Star Game is presented by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and features 24 players in total: 12 from NJCAA Division I, 6 from Division II, and 6 from the Division III. Curry, is just one of 12 players at the NJCAA Division I level nationwide to be invited to this prestigious event. He and Northwest Florida's Chris Duarte represent Region VII as the only two players from Florida to be invited. Curry recently signed with Old Dominion University after a stunning 2018-19 season, which included: Southern Conference Player of the Year, NJCAA 2nd Team All-American, Southern Conference 1st Team, FCSAA All-Tournament Team, 2x FCSAA Player of the Week.
Invited alongside Curry is Coach Martin McCann, who in his own right, earned nearly as many accolades as Curry. McCann was named Southern Conference Coach of the Year and posted his 4th 20-win season in five years at Palm Beach. McCann also received the coveted "30-under-30" recognition from the National Association of Basketball Coaches as a coach that has incredible potential and has achieved tremendous success before the age of 30.
Curry is the 1st player in the McCann era to be named to the NJCAA All-Star Game.
For more information, please visit jcbca.com. For more information on Coach McCann or Malik Curry, or for those that would like to set up an interview with one of the two, please contact Sports Information Coordinator Nick Cichielo for more information.