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Men's Basketball - Mon, Oct. 21, 2013

October 21, 2013

MADISON, S.D. – Two Dakota State University (S.D.) men's basketball players were listed on the inaugural North Star Athletic Association Men's Basketball All-Conference Preseason team, announced Monday.  Yusuf Vinson and Miguel Sansavour were selected on the preseason all-conference list.

Vinson, 6-foot-4-inch forward, was named to 2012-13 Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) All-Conference second team.  He averaged 10.9 points and 7.9 rebounds per game for the Trojans last season.  He shot 50.4 percent from the field (118-for-234).  Vinson was 30th in the nation in free-throw percentage (80 percent), 31st in offensive rebounds per game (2.8) and 45th in total rebounds (243).  He was also picked to the 2012-13 A.I.I. Conference Postseason All-Tournament team.

Yusuf is the son of Stephanie Vinson of Lincoln, Neb.  He is a senior Physical Education major at Dakota State University.

Miguel Sansavour is a transfer from Williston State College (N.D.).  He averaged 7.0 points and 7.9 rebounds per game for Williston State, which finished 25-9 overall record in 2012-13.  Sansavour shot 87-for-151 (57.6 percent from the field. 

Miguel is the son of Michael and Esther Sansavour of Point Fortin, Trinidad.  He is a junior at Dakota State University.

Dakota State, preseason coaches' pick to win the inaugural North Star Athletic Association, opens their 2013-14 season at home on Wednesday, Oct. 30 versus in-state rival Mount Marty.  Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the DSU Fieldhouse.

Below is the complete list of 2013-14 North Star Athletic Association Men's Basketball Preseason All-Conference Team:

2013-14 North Star Athletic Association Men's Basketball Preseason All-Conference Team

Name

Year

Height

Position

School

Hometown

Miguel Sansavour

Junior

6'8"

Center

Dakota State (S.D.)

Point Fortin, Trinidad

Yusuf Vinson

Senior

6'4"

Forward

Dakota State (S.D.)

Lincoln, Neb.

Mark Hoge $

Senior

6'3"

Guard

Jamestown (N.D.)

Ironton, Minn.

Charlton Wilson

Senior

6'8"

Center

Mayville State (N.D.)

Rahway, N.J.

Aaron Duske

Senior

6'4"

Guard

Valley City State (N.D.)

Buffalo, Minn.

A.J. McDoanld

JR

5'10"

Guard

Valley City State (N.D.)

Killeen, Texas

$ 2013-14 NSAA Men's Basketball Preseason Player of the Year

Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director

 
 
 
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