Several members of the Saint Francis men's basketball squad were recently honored by the Crossroads League coaches.
Junior center Scott Kohne led the honorees with a selection to the all-league first team.
Sophomore guard Josh Hogan was named to the third team, while senior guard Kevin Bloom (honorable mention) and freshman forward Kyle Sovine (all-freshman team) were also recognized.
Kohne, a 6-foot-7 forward, was a two-time conference Player of the Week, who tied the league lead in double-doubles (17), led the conference in blocked shots with 55, finished second in points scored (580), second in rebounds per game (10.3), total rebounds by one (310), third in scoring average (19.3 ppg), and sixth in field goal percentage (.510).
The Bishop Dwenger High School graduate scored 20 or more points in 12 games, 30 or more in two games with a high of 33 (against Point Park in November). He scored in double figures in the last 17 games and in 29 of 30 games this season.
Kohne connected on double figure field goals in five games with a best of 14 at Point Park. He had 17 double figure rebound games, four double figure defensive rebounds games (high of 15 against Huntington last month) and a season single-game high 19 rebounds (against Huntington).
He had nine games with three or more blocked shots posting a high of seven at Spring Arbor in November.
Hogan played in 30 games, started 13, and averaged 10.5 points per game, which was second on the Cougars behind Kohne. He led Saint Francis in steals with 36 and was No. 2 in 3-point field goals made with 29.
The Merrillville High School graduate scored in double figures in 11 of his last 14 games, 15 game total, and scored 20 or more points in three games with a season and career high of 25 (against Indiana Wesleyan last month).
He tied for 12th in steals (20 total, 1.1 per game).
Bloom led USF in 3-pointers made with 47 and his .405 3-point field goal percentage was No. 9 in the CL.
Sovine played in 23 games and averaged 3.2 points a game. He scored in double figures twice with a high of 14 (against Goshen last month) and shot .544
Kohne is king
Saint Francis junior center Scott Kohne is among the national leaders in several categories. Here is a list:
No. 2 in Division II in Defensive Rebounds per Game (7.700)
No. 3 in Division II in Total Rebounds per Game (10.333)
No. 3 in Division II in Total Total Rebounds (310)
No. 10 in Division II in Total Scoring (580)
No. 10 in Division II in Total Blocks (55)
No. 13 in Division II in Blocks per Game (1.833)
No. 14 in Division II in Points per Game (19.333)
No. 45 in Division II in Offensive Rebounds per Game (2.633)
No. 48 in Division II in Field Goal Pct (0.510)