Martin Named Newcomer of the Year, Tracy Earns Second Team All-CCAC​

CHICAGO, Ill. – Indiana University South Bend men’s basketball senior transfer Kourtlandt Martin earned first team All-Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference and Newcomer of the Year while sophomore Miles Tracy was named to the second team squad, the conference announced Monday, March 2 after the thrilling overtime Titan victory in the CCAC Championship game. 

Martin becomes the first Titan in program history to garner the Newcomer of the Year nod that also earned him on the first team list. The Evansville, Ind. native ranks second in the league with total assists (121) which is good for 25th in National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics DII while his 3.78 assists per game puts him in fifth-best amongst the league.  Martin also ranks 16th in the conference in scoring (453), 10th in field goal percentage (49.2), and 8th in steals per game (1.69).

Tracy was selected second team for the first time in his career, averaging 9.5 points, 4.7 rebounds and a team-high 0.74 blocks. The Indianapolis, Ind. native scored a career-high 23 points back on Feb. 5 in an IUSB 70-67 overtime victory at Roosevelt. The sophomore is 12th in the league with 23 total blocks and 13th in blocks per game (0.74). Tracy also ranks 27th in total rebounds (146) and 32nd in rebounds per game (4.71) in the CCAC.

The Titans are currently 25-8 overall and finished 16-6 in the CCAC, earning their highest seed of three in the conference tournament that led to their first CCAC title in program history. IU South Bend punched its first ever ticket to the NAIA DII National Tournament, which takes place in Sioux Falls, S.D. from March 11-17 inside the Sanford Pentagon.

2020 CCAC Postseason Awards

Player of the Year: Nic Reed – Olivet Nazarene

Freshman of the Year: Josh Redic – Roosevelt

Newcomer of the Year: Kourtlandt Martin – Indiana South Bend

 

First Team

Larenzo Moore – Holy Cross

Rashad Richardson – Indiana Northwest

Kourtlandt Martin – Indiana South Bend

Alex Gross – Olivet Nazarene

Nic Reed – Olivet Nazarene

 

Second Team

Germain Roebuck – Calumet St. Joseph

Chris Pride – Governors State

Robby Jimenez – Holy Cross

Miles Tracy – Indiana South Bend

Dane Schlafley – Olivet Nazarene

Cedric Jefferson – Robert Morris Illinois

John Kerr – St. Ambrose

Jack Brody – Saint Xavier

Josh Niego – Saint Xavier

Malik Bailey – St. Francis

 

Honorable Mention

Core’Von Lott – Calumet St. Joseph

Nemanja Knezevic – Cardinal Stritch

DeAndrey Robinson II – Governors State

Jordan Gaines – Holy Cross

Martellian Gibson – Indiana Northwest

John Contat – Olivet Nazarene

Josh Redic- – Roosevelt

Michael Williams – St. Ambrose

Joshua Evans – Saint Xavier

James Pennington – Trinity Christian