Oklahoma Baptist's Nate Brumfield named NAIA Player of the Year

From Staff Reports Modified: March 24, 2010 at 4:51 am •  Published: March 24, 2010
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Oklahoma Baptist’s Nate Brumfield was named NAIA Player of the Year Tuesday, and two other players from Oklahoma colleges were named to the NAIA All-America team.

Southern Nazarene's Xavier Alexander, a Midwest City native, and Oklahoma Christian's Jason Taylor, who played at Edmond North, were named All-Americans along with Brumfield.

Brumfield is the first Bison player to receive the award since DuJuan Brown in 2002.

Brumfield led the country in field goal percentage (.690) and is third nationally in scoring with 22.8 points per game. He scored 20 or more points 23 times this season and has 11 double-doubles.

Brumfield is a first-team All-American and was named Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Year and first-team All-SAC.

The senior forward led the Bison to Tuesday’s national championship game against Azusa Pacific in Kansas City, Mo. at 7 p.m. Stay with NewsOK.com for results from the game when it is completed.