Over three games, the senior averaged 12 points, 4.3 assists, and 4 rebounds per contest while shooting 50% from the field, including 50% from long range.
In the 79-72 quarter-final upset over #2 Columbia International, South Carolina, Young was masterful in controlling the contest. He finished the game with 13 points, grabbed 5 rebounds, and dished off 6 assists. Additionally, despite facing the Rams’ relentless defensive pressure for the entire game, he did not commit a single turnover.
He also looked impressive in the third-place game against top-seeded Grace College. In that contest, the playmaker pumped in 16 points, handed out 6 assists, and snared 5 rebounds.
Furthermore, he was also selected by the Mideast Region as a First Team All-Region selection and by the by NAIA’s River States Conference as a First Team All-Conference selection. He also led the RSC in assists.
He finished the year by leading the team in both scoring (13.85 ppg) and assists (4.58apg; 9th in the NCCAA), while connecting on 46 % from the floor, 34% from long distance, and 81% from the charity line. He has now scored 1,237 points over his career and currently carries a 3.23 GPA.
Link to award winners: https://thenccaa.org/sports/2020/7/29/DI_MBB_Awards_2021.aspx