Baez Named to NABC All-District Second Team

Baez Named to NABC All-District Second Team

Kansas City, Mo. – Michael Baez of the Lynn University men's basketball team picked up one more accolade to close out his successful two-year career in the blue and white as the senior was tabbed a Second Team All-South District selection by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) on Monday.

The NABC recognizes the best men's collegiate basketball student-athletes and coaches in the division. Selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC in NCAA Division II, these 88 student-athletes represent the finest basketball players across America.

Baez picks up his second all-region plaudit this season after also being named All-South Region Second Team by the Division II Conference Commissioner's Association. He becomes the sixth NABC All-District honoree in program history and the first since Aaron Harrison in 2014-15.

In addition to his all-region recognition, Baez was named to the NCAA South Region All-Tournament Team and was a First Team All-Sunshine State Conference selection.

Baez concluded his senior campaign averaging a team-high 18.8 points and 31.6 minutes per game for a Fighting Knights' squad that advanced to the NCAA South Region Championship and finished 25-7 overall on the year, including a program-record 17-1 at home. The Blue and White went in the SSC Tournament as the No. 2 seed, marking the highest regular-season finish for the program since 2004-05.

The Charlotte, N.C., product was red-hot down the final stretch of the season, notching double figures in each of the final 17 games, including 10 games with 20+ points.

View the NABC release with the full list of honorees HERE.