Four KCC men’s basketball players earn postseason awards from the MCCAA

KCC men's basketball players Tahveayr Boykins, Ron Jamierson, Dashaan Palmer and Jamari Thomas-Newell.

Four Kellogg Community College men’s basketball players earned postseason athletic awards from the Michigan Community College Athletic Association for their play during the 2019-20 season.

KCC’s 2019-20 MCCAA Men’s Basketball Award winners, announced earlier this month, include:

  • Tahveayr Boykins, a freshman from Battle Creek/Walled Lake Western High School, who earned MCCAA All-Western Conference Second Team and MCCAA Western Conference All-Freshman Team honors. Boykins averaged 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game over 30 games played for the Bruins this season. Boykins also had 82 steals, the third highest in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Region XII Division II.
  • Ron Jamierson, a sophomore from Battle Creek/Pennfield High School, who earned Honorable Mention All-Western Conference honors. Jamierson averaged 12.6 points and 4.5 rebounds per game over 30 games played for the Bruins this season.
  • Dashaan Palmer, a freshman from South Haven/South Haven High School, who earned Honorable Mention All-Western Conference honors. Palmer averaged 12.9 points and 8.3 rebounds per game over 29 games played for the Bruins this season.
  • Jamari Thomas-Newell, a sophomore from Flint/Beecher High School, who earned Honorable Mention All-Western Conference honors. Thomas-Newell averaged 15.7 points and 5.6 rebounds per game over 29 games played for the Bruins this season.

The men’s basketball team wrapped up regular season play in February at fourth place in the conference, and finished the overall season in the second round of postseason play on March 6. The Bruins ended the season with a 9-8 conference record and a 14-17 record overall.

For more information about men’s basketball at KCC, visit www.kellogg.edu/mens-basketball.

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