ASHEVILLE, N.C. - UNC Asheville senior guard Matt Dickey was named Honorable Mention All-America by the Associated Press on Monday.
Dickey enjoyed a sensational senior year for the Bulldogs as he led Asheville to the Big South Conference regular-season and tournament championships. He was named Big South Conference Player of the Year and first team All-Conference as the Bulldogs advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season.
Dickey led Asheville with a 16.1 scoring average and was the Bulldogs top free throw shooter at .867. He set a single-season record for free throws (182) and was second on the club in assists (124), steals (50) and three-pointers made (62).
Matt becomes the first UNC Asheville men's basketball player to ever earn Honorable Mention All-America honors.