Andrew Cummings Nominated For Allstate NABC Good Works Team®

Release Date: 12/4/2013

Clarksville, Ark.-The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and Allstate Insurance Company announced the nominees for the 2014 Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams®. The award recognizes a select group of college basketball student-athletes who have made significant contributions to the greater good of their communities through volunteerism and civic service.

Senior guard Andrew Cummings was nominated for the award for his service as President of Ozarks’ Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter, his community involvement and his participation in local and international basketball camps. Cummings, a native of Mansfield, Texas, was the only player from the American Southwest Conference nominated.



In its second year, the Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams® honor players at all levels of college basketball who represent the sport’s finest in the areas of leadership and charitable achievements amongst their peers. The student-athletes nominated for this prestigious award embody the true spirit of teamwork and giving back. From the 118 NABC nominees and 84 WBCA nominees submitted by sports information directors across the nation on behalf of their schools, special voting panels will select two 10-member teams comprised of five student-athletes from the NCAA® Division I level and five student-athletes from NCAA® Divisions II, III and the NAIA. The final roster of 20 award recipients will be unveiled in February.



While jump shots and rebounds earn recognition on the hardwood, the Allstate NABC Good Works Team® help tell the stories of good taking place off the court that often go unnoticed. It is those players who demonstrate the exceptional ability to balance academics with athletics while donating their limited free time to serving others who have been nominated by their respective colleges and universities for this prestigious honor.



“The partnership of the NABC and Allstate provides an outstanding opportunity to recognize 118 men’s college basketball players who have been nominated for the 2014 Allstate NABC Good Works Team®,” said NABC Executive Director Jim Haney. “The contributions they have made locally, nationally and globally are uplifting and demonstrate their great compassion, spirit and determination.”



More information about the Allstate NABC Good Works Team® is available at www.nabc.org.



The following players have been nominated for consideration to be named to the 2014 Allstate NABC Good Works Team®:



NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA

Albion College – Zach Hurth

Anderson University (S.C.) – Chandler Hash

Bard College – Patrick Lichtenstein

Bethel University – Caleb Hardy

Bluefield State College – Avery Holliday

Central Washington University – Joey Roppo

Coker College – Eren Moses

Colorado College – James Lonergan

Columbia (Mo.) College – Tanner Sutton

Dominican University of California – Connor Haysbert

East Central University – Miles Mitchell

Eckerd College – Alex Bodney

Felician College – Anthony Obery

Franklin & Marshall College – Ed Early

Hamilton College – Peter Kazickas

Hope College – Grant Neil

Illinois Wesleyan University – Nick Anderson

Kalamazoo College – Grant Carey

Kenyon College – Dan Giguere

LaGrange College – Jalen Butler

Lake Superior State University – Cameron Metz

Loyola University New Orleans – Cameron Hill

Montana State University-Northern – Patrick Jensen

Mount Aloysius College – Aaron Patrick

Newberry College – Brunes Charles

Oklahoma Baptist University – Cale Jackson

Penn State Altoona – Michael Wigfield

Pittsburg State University – Jake Bullard

Saint Augustine’s University – Joel Kindred

Saint John’s University (Minn.) – Jack Wittenborg

Saint Xavier University – Brad Karp

South Dakota School of Mines – Lance Kilburn

Southwest Baptist University – Preston Guiot

Southwestern College – Tyler Shirley

St. Mary’s College of Maryland – Nick LaGuerre

Union University (Tenn.) – Paul Valdor

University of Mary Washington – Taylor Johnson

University of Mobile – Cody Scott

University of North Alabama – Wes Long

University of Pikeville – Justice Elisha

University of the Ozarks – Andrew Cummings

University of West Alabama – Kyle Belcher

Westminster College – Paul Carswell



NCAA Division I

Appalachian State University – Michael Obacha

Arizona State University – Dave Whitmore

Boston College – Ryan Anderson

Brigham Young University – Tyler Haws

Brown University – Rafael Maia

Butler University – Erik Fromm

Central Michigan University – Chris Fowler

Cleveland State University – Ludovic Ndaye

College of Charleston – Willis Hall

College of William and Mary – Tim Rusthoven

Creighton University – Ethan Wragge

Eastern Kentucky University – Deverin Muff

Florida State University – Okaro White

George Washington University – John Kopriva

Georgia State University – R.J. Hunter

Gonzaga University – Drew Barham

Hampton University – Deron Powers

Illinois State University – Nick Zeisloft

Indiana State University – Lucas Eitel

Iowa State University – Melvin Ejim

Kansas State University – Will Spradling

Mercer University – Langston Hall

New Mexico State University – Kevin Aronis

North Carolina State University – Tyler Lewis

Northwestern State University – Gary Stewart

Northwestern University – Drew Crawford

Oakland University – Travis Bader

Ohio State University – Aaron Craft

Ohio University – Nick Kellogg

Quinnipiac University – Ousmane Drame

Rice University – Austin Ramljak

Rider University – Emerson Bursis

Saint Joseph’s University – Chris Wilson

Saint Louis University – Jake Barnett

Seattle University – Jarell Flora

Seton Hall University – Patrik Auda

Southern Methodist University – Shawn Williams

South Dakota State University – Marcus Heemstra

St. John’s University (N.Y.) – God’sgift Achiuwa

Stephen F. Austin State University – Desmond Haymon

Tennessee State University – Patrick Miller

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi – Jake Kocher

The Citadel – Dylen Setzekorn

Towson University – Timajh Parker-Rivera

Troy University – Jeffrey Mullahey

U.S. Military Academy (Army) – Maxwell Lenox

University of Alabama at Birmingham – Jordan Swing

University of North Carolina-Wilmington – Tanner Milson

University at Albany – David Wiegmann

University of Arizona – Nick Johnson

University of Arkansas – Kikko Haydar

University of Colorado – Chris Jenkins

University Detroit Mercy – Evan Bruinsma

University of Florida – Patric Young

University of Houston – Mikhail McLean

University of Kansas – Perry Ellis

University of Kentucky – Jarrod Polson

University of Maryland Eastern Shore – Ishaq Pitt

University of Massachusetts – Trey Davis

University of Memphis – Joe Jackson

University of Michigan – Jordan Morgan

University of Notre Dame – Tom Knight

University of Pennsylvania – Dau Jok

University of Pittsburgh – James Robinson

University of Tennessee, Knoxville – D’Montre Edwards

University of Texas – Javan Felix

University of the Pacific – Trevin Harris

University of Tulsa – Nick Wood

University of Vermont – Luke Apfeld

University of Virginia – Joe Harris

Utah State University – Danny Berger

Wake Forest University – Aaron Rountree III

West Virginia University – Kevin Noreen

University of Wisconsin – Zach Bohannon

Youngstown State University – Mike Podolsky