April 19, 2024
Jaedon LeDee in SDSU’s Jan.. 6 sport in opposition to UNLV at Viejas Enviornment. Picture by Chris Stone

San Diego State‘s Jaedon LeDee can boast of two extra All-America honors because of his stellar common season.

He was named a third-team All-American by the Related Press, together with an honorable point out from the U.S. Basketball Writers Affiliation. They symbolize the third and fourth such nods for LeDee up to now two weeks.

LeDee was named a second-team All-American by the Sporting Information and Discipline of 68 earlier than the beginning of the Mountain West event, the place SDSU completed as runner-up to New Mexico on Saturday.

A Houston native, LeDee heads into the 2024 NCAA Event averaging 21.1 factors, with 8.4 rebounds whereas capturing 55.7% from the ground.

The Aztecs departed for Spokane, Wash. Wednesday forward of their Friday sport in opposition to the College of Alabama-Birmingham. Tipoff is scheduled for 10:45 a.m. with the sport to be broadcast on TNT.

The senior has scored in double figures in every of his 33 appearances this yr, with 12 double-doubles, probably the most by an Aztec since Jamaal Franklin had 13 within the 2012-13 season, in accordance with SDSU.

LeDee ranks No. 3 nationally in free-throw makes an attempt, No. 7 in free throws, No. 10 in factors and No. 12 in subject objectives.

The 6-foot-9, 240-pound ahead is the main scorer within the Mountain West and its third-leading rebounder.

He additionally earned Participant of the Yr honors from information media protecting the league, and first-team All-Mountain West honors from each the media and coaches.

As well as, LeDee was included on the 2024 Mountain West All-Event Group for averaging 27 factors and 10 rebounds in three event video games final week in Las Vegas.

Twice named Mountain West Participant of the Week, LeDee is also within the dialog for 2 prime awards in school basketball.

He not too long ago was named a finalist for the Karl Malone Award for the highest energy ahead within the nation and in addition seems on the John R. Picket Award nationwide poll for the nationwide participant of the yr.

– Employees and wire stories