Lady Knights Coach Elston King has been named Coach of the Year, and Lady Knight Senior Guard/Forward Brandy Broome has been named Player the Year in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC).
King led the Lady Knights to their first GCAC Championship since 2000, with a 19-4 record, including a 13-1 record in the GCAC. The Lady Knights have finished in the GCAC’s top-four in each of the past four seasons.
Broome led the conference in scoring (18.6 points per game), assists and steals. An eight-time GCAC Player of the Week this season, Broome also finished second in the conference in rebounding and blocked shots. In addition, she led the nation in steals, averaging 6.27 per game. In her final regular season home game, she posted the first quadruple-double (23 points, 16 rebounds, 12 assists and 11 steals) in NAIA Division I in a decade.
In addition to these honors, SUNO had three players named to the All-GCAC Women’s Basketball Team. Broome was named to the first team, and Junior Forward Rayvin Miller and Senior Forward Marquetta Stokes were named to the second team.
On SUNO’s men’s team, Will Bailey, a sophomore guard/forward, was named to the All-GCAC Men’s Basketball Team.