Freshman Chris Lollar and sophomore Jimmy Hubbard
were among the 20 players honored.Both players played a key role in leading JCCC
to a 30-6 record and a national championship.Lollar earned first-team honors and was the only freshman on the first-team.Hubbard
was a third-team selection.
Lollar , a point guard from Birmingham , Ala. , wasted little time adjusting to the collegiate game.He
set school assist records for a game ( 19 ) and season ( 309 ).He
shattered the season record by 69 assists.His
309 assists are the third highest season total in Kansas Region VI basketball history.Only Butler County's Juric Brown ( 314 ) and Barton County Eric Bush ( 311 ) have more.On the season , he
posted 13 games with double figure assists.
But Lollar was equally effective as a scorer.He
scored in double figures 22 games , including a career high 20 points on two occasions.In the national championship game , Lollar hit three three-point baskets and finished with 11 points and seven assists.Lollar received the A. Fred Pohlman Sportsman Award at the national tournament.He
also was selected as an East Jayhawk All-Conference and All-Region VI performer.He
finished the year averaging 10.7 points and 8.6 assists per game.Lollar also led the team with 92 steals.Hubbard
, a 6-foot , seven-inch forward from Belton , Mo. , leaves JCCC as the most decorated player to come through the basketball program.He
was twice named NJCAA All-American , and is the only two-time All-American in school history.He
also helped the Cavaliers capture its first NJCAA National Championship , and post a school record 30-6 season in 2000-01.He
averaged 15.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in the tournament , and was named to the NJCAA All-Tournament team.Hubbard
also earned East Jayhawk All-Conference honors this season , and was twice voted the top player in Region VI Division II.Earlier this year , Hubbard
was picked among the top 60 junior college players in an article written by Brick Oettinger for CNNSI.com.Last summer , he was a member of a select NJCAA All-Star team that which toured Antigua
became just the seventh player to top 1 , 000 points for his
finished tied for fourth all-time with 1 , 045.Ironically , the player he
tied is Deon Kayhill , JCCC's first player to earn All-American.Hubbard
averaged 15.8 points a game over his
career , and scored in double figures 54 times , including 24 games with 20 or more points.He
also became just the fourth player to hit more than 100 three-point baskets in his
finished with 130 , the second highest total in school history.
This season , Hubbard
averaged 15 points and 6.1 rebounds a game.He
also dished out 128 assists and hit 74 three-point baskets , the the fourth-highest season total in JCCC history.Hubbard
also has twice hit six three-pointers in a game , which ties the fourth best single game effort at JCCC
Earlier in the season , Hubbard put on a scoring exhibition at the Jayhawk Conference Shootout against two of the top ranked Division I programs in the country.He opened the Shootout with 21 points against Garden City , leading JCCC to a thrilling 113-108 triple overtime win ( 12-20-00 )
followed with a dominating performance over an undefeated Seward County squad , pouring in 29 points , a career high , hitting 11-of-14 shots , including 5-of-7 from 3-point range.He also pulled down eight rebounds , four assists and two steals , leading JCCC to a 98-80 win
.After that weekend , Hubbard
basketball stock rise , as major NCAA D-I schools began to take notice.Hubbard recently signed a national letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic career at the University of Cincinnati
The following are the 2001 Division II Men's Basketball All-Americans.
Chris Lollar Fr.Johnson County Community College , Kan..
So.Johnson County Community College , Kan..