English lands All-Sooner Athletic honors

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Senior Zach English has been named to the All-Sooner Athletic third team, an honor chosen by the SAC coaches, the conference office announced Tuesday (Feb. 28).

English earns his first-ever all-conference selection of his career. The 6-foot-2 guard started 24 of 28 games shis season and finished second on the team, averaging 11.6 points per game, including a 12.9 point per game mark in SAC play. He also averaged 3.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game, shooting 47.6 percent from the floor (110-of-231) to pace the squad.

In a pivotal victory, English boasted 23 points, a season high, and four boards in John Brown's win over Wayland Baptist (Texas) on Feb. 4. Sixteen times this season, English posted double-digit scoring.

With a 7-9 conference record, the Golden Eagles earned the No. 7 seed for the 2017 Sooner Athletic Tournament and will travel to No. 2 Southwestern A.G. (Texas) in the quarterfinals on Tuesday (Feb. 28) at 7 p.m.

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