March 2, 2015
WEST POINT, N.Y. – A pair of Army men’s basketball players, juniors Tanner Plomb and Kyle Wilson, were recognized with All-Patriot League honors, it was announced by the conference on Monday afternoon. Plomb landed on the All-Patriot League second team, while Wilson was a third team choice.
Together, Wilson and Plomb were the top scoring duo in the Patriot League in 2014-15 with an average of 33.4 points per game. Wilson was second in scoring in the conference at 17.7 points per game, while Plomb ranked fourth overall with a 15.7 points per game average.
Plomb, a native of Mukwonago, Wis., was even better during conference play and was second in the league in scoring with 16.9 points per game. His 6.0 rebounds per game were eighth in conference play and he grabbed an average of 5.4 boards per game overall. Plomb was Army’s best free throw shooter, hitting on 81.1 percent (73-of-90) of his attempts, and averaged 2.2 three-pointers per game, good for seventh in the Patriot League. He was one of two Army players to start every game this season and finished with 22 steals, which tied for second on the team.
A product of Mission Viejo, Calif., Wilson earns his third All-Patriot League nod after first team and rookie accolades in his first two seasons. After joining Army’s 1,000-point club early in the year, Wilson continued his ascent up the Army scoring chart and currently sits in eighth place in Academy history with 1,468 career points. He scored 30 points twice in 2014-15, including a career-high 31 points in Army’s win at Delaware, and had six games with at least 20 points.
Both Wilson and Plomb were named to the All-Military Classic presented by USAA All-Tournament Team after Army captured the tournament crown with season-opening wins over Air Force and VMI.
The No. 10 seed Army opens the Patriot League Tournament on the road against No. 7 Navy on Tuesday evening. Opening tip from Alumni Hall is slated for 7 p.m. and the game can be seen on the Patriot League Network.
2014-15 Men’s Basketball All-Patriot League Team and Major AwardsPlayer of the Year: Tim Kempton, Lehigh (So., F/C)Defensive Player of the Year: Luke Roh, Colgate (Sr., G)Rookie of the Year: Kahron Ross, Lehigh (Fr., G)Coach of the Year: Dave Paulsen, Bucknell
First-Team All-Patriot LeagueChris Hass, Bucknell (Jr., G)Tim Kempton, Lehigh (So., F/C)*Damon Sherman-Newsome, Colgate (Sr., G)Worth Smith, Navy (Sr., F)Dan Trist, Lafayette (Sr., F)**Unanimous first-team choice
Second-Team All-Patriot LeaguePee Wee Gardner, American (Sr., G)Cedric Hankerson, Boston University (So., G)Ethan Jacobs, Colgate (Sr., C)Malcolm Miller, Holy Cross (Sr., F)Tanner Plomb, Army (Jr., F)
Third-Team All-Patriot LeagueSeth Hinrichs, Lafayette (Sr., F)Nick Lindner, Lafayette (So., G)Jesse Reed, American (Jr., G)Kahron Ross, Lehigh (Fr., G)Kyle Wilson, Army (Jr., G/F)
All-RookieNana Foulland, Bucknell (Fr., C)Cam Gregory, Loyola Maryland (Fr., F)Cheddi Mosely, Boston University (Fr., G)Kahron Ross, Lehigh (Fr., G)Andre Walker, Loyola Maryland (Fr., G)