KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Olivet College senior Jalen Adams has been named to the 2018 National Association of Basketball Coaches All-Great Lakes Region First Team.
The 2018 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Most Valuable Player, Adams averaged a double-double, 26.2 points and 10.7 rebounds, for the Comets. Leading Olivet to a share of the 2018 MIAA title, he scored more than 20 points in 22 games to break the single-season scoring record with 707 total points. Adams grabbed 288 rebounds and finished the season with 16 double-doubles.
Adams is the fourth men's basketball player in school history to earn NABC All-Region honors. The others were Randy Morrison in 1984, Jeff Bell in 1999 and Michael McClary in 2010 and 2011.