Jags Rubit And Conner Earn Preseason Honors From Yahoo! Sports

October 9, 2012 · Filed Under Basketball, Men's · Comment 

South Alabama’s Augustine Rubit and Dre Conner earned pre-season honors from Yahoo! Sports.

Rubit was named to the First Team All-Sun Belt team. He is a junior from Houston, Texas and coming off his sophomore season where he averaged 15.2 ppg and 9.2 rebounds per game. His rebounding average led the conference for the second consecutive year. Also his 12 double-doubles last season also led the conference.

Conner was named Newcomer of the Year. He is a junior college transfer from Labette community college in Lauderhill, Florida.

Additionally, Yahoo! Sports selected the Jaguars to finish second in the East Division behind defending conference champion Middle Tennessee State.