Thursday, March 08, 2001

Miami's Hunter makes all-MAC

        CLEVELAND — Withrow High School product Brandon Hunter, a sophomore at Ohio University, was named first-team all-Mid-American Conference Wednesday.

        Hunter, a 6-foot-6 forward, finished second in the voting for MAC player of the year to Central Michigan's David Webber. Hunter is second in the league in scoring (18.3 points a game) and rebounding (9.5).

        Joining Hunter and Webber on the first team were Toledo's Greg Stempin, Kent State's Trevor Huffman and J.R. VanHoose of Marshall. Stempin was named to the first team for the third straight year.

        Two Miami players made all-MAC. Junior forward Alex Shorts was named second-team, and senior guard Jason Grunkemeyer was honorable mention.

        FIRST TEAM

        David Webber, Cent. Michigan, 6-2, jr.; Trevor Huffman, Kent, 6-1, 190, jr.; J.R. Van Hoose, Marshall, 6-10, jr.; Brandon Hunter, Ohio, 6-7, soph.; Greg Stempin, Toledo, 6-8, sr.


        Theron Smith, Ball St., 6-8, soph.; Keith McLeod, Bowling Green, 6-2, jr.; Kyrem Massey, Kent, 6-5, sr.; Tamar Slay, Marshall, 6-9, jr.; Alex Shorts, Miami, 6-8, jr.

        Honorable Mention

        Nate Schindewolf, Akron, 6-5, sr.; Len Matela, Bowling Green, 6-9, jr.; Chad Pleiness, Cent. Michigan, 6-6, soph.; Andrew Mitchell, Kent, 5-11, sr.; Demetric Shaw, Kent, 6-3, jr.; Travis Young, Marshall, 6-0, sr.; Jason Grunkemeyer, Miami, 6-5, sr.; Leon Rodgers, N. Illinois, 6-6, jr.; Patrick Flomo, Ohio, 6-8, jr.; Jon Powell, W. Michigan, 6-5, sr.


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