Lincoln’s Artese Stapleton Named to the D2 HBCU All-American First Team

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Artese Stapleton has been named to the D2 HBCU All-American first team, powered by BOXTOROW.

Stapleton, an All-MIAA first team player, averaged 17.3 points, reaching double figures in 25 of his 26 games. That average was the fourth-best in the MIAA this season, while his 160 total field goals were the seventh-most in the league. Stapleton also finished the year fourth in the league in minutes played (34.3), eighth in field goal percentage (.446) and eighth in assists per game (3.4). He additionally led LU with 36 steals and averaged 4.7 rebounds per game.

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First Team All-Americans
Rodney Battle, Miles (F, Jr., Columbus, Ga.)
Eleik Bowles, Savannah State (F, Sr., Savannah, Ga.)
K.J. Doucet, Fort Valley State (F, Soph., Austell, Ga.)
Terrence Hunter-Whitfield, Virginia State (F, Sr., Chesterfield, Va.)
Beril Kabamba, Spring Hill (F, r-Soph., Clearwater, Fla.)
Robert Osborne, Virginia Union (F, Sr., Richmond, Va.)
Artese Stapleton, Lincoln (Mo.) (G, Senior, Chicago, Ill.)
Khyree Temple, Livingstone (G/F, Soph., West Philadelphia, Pa.)
Malik Tidwell, Bluefield State (G, Jr., Chicago, Ill.)
Korey Williams, Lincoln (Pa.) (G, Sr., Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Raemaad Wright, Virginia Union (F, Sr., Suffolk, Va.)

Second Team All-Americans
Devin Booker, Tuskegee (G, Sr., Chicago, Ill.)
Greg Boyd, Tuskegee (G, r-Sr., Seat Pleasant, Md.)
Ezekiel Cannedy, Johnson C. Smith (G, Fr., Kings Mountain, N.C.)
Francis “BJ” Fitzgerald, Virginia State (G, Sr., Danville, Va.)
Jaylon Gibson, Winston-Salem State (F/C, Jr., Zebulon, N.C.)
Amadou Faye, Elizabeth City State (F, Soph., Dakar, Senegal
Tyler Foster, Fayetteville State (G, Jr., Baltimore, Md.)
Samier Kinsler, West Virginia State (G, Soph., Philadelphia, Pa.)
Jahmir Marable-Williams, UDC (G, Sr., Philadelphia, Pa.)
Kerry Richardson, Morehouse (F, Sr., Riverdale, Ga.)
Cress Worthy, Fayetteville State (G, Jr., Gastonia, N.C.)