Three Bulldogs chosen to 2023-24 World-Herald All-Midlands Team

By Jacob Knabel on Apr. 8, 2024 in Men's Basketball

OWH News Article

SEWARD, Neb. – A trio of Bulldogs were named to the 2023-24 All-Midlands Men’s Basketball team, as selected and announced by the Omaha World-Herald. The All-Midlands Teams, unveiled on Monday (April 8), includes a five-player NAIA/NCAA Division III squad (and honorable mention selections) from schools situated within the state of Nebraska. Concordia All-American Noah Schutte appeared on the five-man squad while Brad Bennett and Tristan Smith were tabbed with honorable mention distinction.

The Laurel, Neb., native Schutte was chosen as the World-Herald’s Honorary Captain of the 2022-23 All-Midlands Team. He has earned three career All-Midlands awards.

2023-24 Concordia All-Midlands Team Honorees

Noah Schutte
--2023-24: 20.9 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 3.1 apg, 1.1 spg, .552 fg%, .359 3-pt fg%, .833 ft%

Brad Bennett – Honorable Mention
--2023-24: 10.8 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 1.7 apg, .479 fg%, .400 3-pt fg%, .711 ft%

Tristan Smith – Honorable Mention
--2023-24: 18.0 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 2.4 apg, 1.4 bpg, 1.2 spg, .601 fg%, .371 3-pt fg%, .621 ft%

2023-24 NAIA/NCAA DIII All-Midlands Men’s Basketball Team (Omaha World-Herald):

G Peter Lash, Neb. Wesleyan, 6-6, Jr.
G Derek Merwick, Midland, 6-0, Jr.
G *Reggie Thomas, Hastings, 6-1, So.
F Noah Schutte, Concordia, 6-4, Jr.
F David Wingett, Peru St., 6-7, Sr.

Honorable mention: Bellevue, Jerome Bynum, TJ Fritz. Concordia, Brad Bennett, Tristan Smith. Doane: Brady Timm. Hastings, Grady Corrigan, Danilo Matovic, Tyrique McMurrin. Midland, Jake Orr, Jake Rueschhoff. Nebraska Wesleyan: Carter Glenn, Jack Groeteke. Peru State: Carlos Hines, Ajantae Hogan, Sayvon Traylor. York, Dwight Glover, Jaden Henderson.
*All-Midlands Honorary Captain