Whitson receives All-American Honorable MentionMarch 29, 2010
Brevard, N.C. - Jonathan Whitson was named a Division II Bulletin 2010 All-American Honorable mention, capping off a record-setting career which saw the senior rewrite the men’s basketball record book after either setting or retaining 12 single-game, single-season and career records.
Whitson becomes the first Brevard College men’s basketball player to be recognized as an All-American Honorable mention.
Whitson was also the first Tornado selected to the DII All-Star Game and the senior forward was also selected to the Daktronics NCAA II All-Southeast Region Second Team and was a NABC All-District First Team selection.
Whitson was also named a First Team All-South Atlantic Conference selection and was the 2010 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player in leading the Tornados men’s basketball team to Brevard College’s first SAC title.
Throughout the year, Whitson achieved the personal milestone of reaching 2,000 points in his career and he currently is the BC career leader in points scored at 2,028, rebounds with 942, field goals made at 785, field goals attempted at 1,510, free throws made with 438, free throws attempted at 603 and will finish his career as the Brevard College all-time scoring average leader, averaging 17.95 points per game as a Tornado.
For the season, Whitson also set several records, including most free throws made and most consecutive free throws made in a row, while also setting the school record for most consecutive free throws made in a game and most field goals made in a game.
See the complete All-American List:
2010 Men's Basketball All-American List