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March 29, 2005

Pelotte named ECAC New England Men’s Basketball Player of the Year

  PLYMOUTH, N.H. - The parade of post-season honors continued Tuesday for Plymouth State University's all-star men's basketball player.

Senior guard Nick Pelotte (Bingham, Maine) was named Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Player of the Year and First Team All-Star on Tuesday. Pelotte (right) was also selected New Hampshire's Division III Most Valuable Player and First Team All-Star by the N.H. Men's Basketball Coaches Association.

Pelotte was joined on the New Hampshire All-Star First Team by sophomore forward Andreas Pope (Brooklyn, N.Y.), and Panther head coach John Scheinman was voted Coach of the Year.

 

              A speedy 5'10" guard, the ECAC New England Player of the Year honor is the latest in a long list of awards Pelotte has accumulated this year.  Here are some of his honors in 2004-05:

  • All-America Fourth Team - D3hoops.com
    ECAC New England Division III Player of the Year
    All-Northeast Region First Team - National Association of Basketball Coaches
    All-Northeast Region First Team - D3hoops.com
    ECAC All-New England First Team
    New Hampshire Most Valuable Player - N.H. Men's Basketball Coaches Association
    All-New Hampshire First Team - N.H. Men's Basketball Coaches Association
    All-Little East Conference First Team
    Little East Conference Tournament - Most Outstanding Player
    Scored record 62 points in LEC Tournament Championship game
    Ranked 3rd in the nation in scoring (28.1 ppg)
    ECAC New England Player of the Week (Dec. 14, Jan. 11, Feb. 9, Mar. 2)
    Little East Conference - Player of the Week (Dec. 13, Jan. 10, Jan. 24, Feb. 7, Mar. 1)
    Little East Conference - Weekly Honor Roll (Nov. 22, Jan. 3, Jan. 31)
    Pre-Season All-America Honorable Mention - D3Hoops.com

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