NABC Picks Bama Trio For All-District Honors


Friday, February 18, 2005

Earnest Shelton

TUSCALOOSA – Three University of Alabama starters received a nod of respect from the nation’s collegiate coaches as the National Association of Basketball Coaches named Kennedy Winston, Earnest Shelton and Chuck Davis to its All-District 6 team. Winston and Shelton are 1st team selections while Davis is a second-team pick.

The other three 1st team selections were Mississippi State’s Lawrence Roberts, Florida’s Anthony Roberson and Miami’s Guillermo Diaz. The other four 2nd Team selections included UAB’s Donnell Taylor, Auburn’s Toney Douglas, Florida’s David Lee and Florida State’s Von Wafer.

The NABC’s membership includes some 5,000 members consisting primarily of university and collegiate men’s basketball coaches. The players from each of the 15 all-district teams are selected and voted upon by member coaches of the NABC. Winston, Shelton and Davis are now eligible for the NABC Division I All-American Team which is announced at the conclusion of the 2004-05 season.