NCAA leading scorer Max Abmas highlights Summit League postseason awards


The Summit League announced their All-Conference selections and postseason awards for the 2020-21 season.

Oral Roberts sophomore guard Max Abmas leads the nation in scoring with 24.7 points per game which made him the obvious selection for the Summit League Menโ€™s Basketball Player of the Year.

In just his second season, Abmas would score 30-plus points in six league games and he was the only Division I player to score 40-plus points twice this season. Abmas also ranks among the top five nationally in total 3-pointers made (87, No.3 in NCAA), 3-point field goals per game (4.0, No.3 in NCAA) and 3-point field goal percentage (45.5, No.5 in NCAA).

2021 Summit League Men’s Basketball First Team All-Conference:
Max Abmas, Oral Roberts (So., G)
Rocky Kreuser, North Dakota State (Sr., F)
Kevin Obanor, Oral Roberts (Jr., F)
A.J. Plitzuweit, South Dakota (So., G)
Baylor Scheierman, South Dakota State (So., G)
Stanley Umude, South Dakota (Sr. G)

Second Team All-Conferene:
Will Carius, Western Illinois (Gr., F)
Sam Griesel, North Dakota State (Jr., G)
Brandon McKIssic, Kansas City (Sr., G)
Filip Rebraca, North Dakota (Jr., F)
Douglas Wilson, South Dakota State (Sr., F)

Defensive Player of the Year: Brandon McKissic – Kansas City

Coach of the Year: Todd Lee – South Dakota

Freshman of the Year: Tyree Ihenacho – North Dakota

Newcomer of the Year: A.J. Plitzuweit – South Dakota

Sixth Man of the Year: Grant Nelson – North Dakota State