Ohio Men’s Basketball: Three Bobcats receive All-MAC Honors< < Back to
Carter missed all but three games last season due to injury, but didn’t miss a beat this year. He was more often than not was the main option for the Bobcats offensively this season, leading the team with 16.5 points per game. He led the Bobcats in scoring 20 times this year while shooting 48.6 percent from the field and 34.9 percent from distance.
Carter also finished seventh in the MAC in scoring and led the Bobcats with 6.7 rebounds. He led Ohio in rebounds 10 teams and earns his second All-MAC honor after being voted to the All-MAC Freshman team after the 2017 season. He is coming off a career-high 26 points against Miami on March 8 in the Bobcats regular season finale.
Preston, a freshman from Orlando, Florida, made significant progression throughout the season. The first-year floor general led the Bobcats with 3.4 assists per game and led the team in assists 15 times. He also averaged 6 points and 3.6 rebounds in 29 games played.
Preston was a solid point guard for the Bobcats and showed great poise in his debut college season. He finished in the MAC in assists and second in the conference in assist-to-turnover ratio. He had a career-high of nine assists back on Jan. 22 against Western Michigan.
After missing all of last season due to injury and using a redshirt, Vander Plas stepped up to finish third in scoring and fourth in rebounds for the Bobcats. He averaged 8.8 points and 5.3 rebounds per game while shooting 41.5 percent from the field and 31.4 from the 3-point line.
“BVP” had two double-doubles on the year and scored more than 20 points twice as well. He scored a career-high 24 points against Central Michigan back on Feb. 12 and also knocked down a career-high six 3-pointers against Akron on March 2.
The Bobcats will travel to DeKalb, Illinois and look to knock off Northern Illinois in the MAC Tournament tonight. Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. The game can be viewed on WatchESPN and the ESPN app.