Shaw becomes CCU’s first All-Sun Belt hoops member

ccuhoops-Jaylen ShawIn a season of firsts for the Coastal Carolina athletic department, anotherbreakthrough has been reached as junior guard Jaylen Shaw becomes the first member of the men’s basketball program named to an All-Sun Belt Team.

The Hartsville native was named to the Third Team by a vote of the media and head coaches of the conference.  Shaw is listed among the conference leaders in many rankings.

Shaw leads the Chanticleers and is 11th in the conference in scoring at 14.1 points per game.  Shaw is shooting over 39 percent from beyond the three point line which is seventh in the conference and his 3.6 assists per game has him seventh.

Even though he is not the main point guard for the Chants, his 1.7 turnover/assist ratio is seventh and his 84 percent free throw shooting leads the Sun Belt Conference.

Shaw has scored in double digits in 25 of the team’s 31 games this season and he scored 20 points or more seven times this season, which was a team-high.

The eighth-seeded Chants open Sun Belt Conference Tournament play in New Orleans on Wednesday against ninth-seeded South Alabama at 11:30 a.m.

Photo courtesy of CCU Athletics

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