Nebraska Wesleyan University junior guard Eric Jackson was named to the First-Team of the All-Independent men’s basketball team that was announced by the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I). Juniors Trevor Johnson and Tim Schweitzer were named to the All-Independent Second-Team.
Jackson (Lincoln, Neb.) was named All-Independent for the second time in his career as he earned Second-Team All-AD3I as a sophomore in 2012. Jackson was the team’s leading scorer during the 2012-13 school year averaging 12.9 points per game. It was the second straight year he led the team in scoring. He hit 65 3-pointers on the year to lead the team in that category, and now has 162 career 3-pointers to rank third all-time at NWU.
Johnson (Lincoln, Neb.) received his second straight All-Independent Second-Team selection. Johnson was second on the team in scoring at 10.1 points per game, and led the team in field goal percentage at 54.4 percent.
Schweitzer (Bedford, Iowa) earns his first All-Independent selection. Schweitzer averaged 8.6 points and 4.6 rebounds on the season while leading the team with 26 blocked shots. He was also second on the team with 53 assists.
Nebraska Wesleyan finished the 2012-13 season at 13-12 overall, the most wins for the Prairie Wolves since 2008.
The All-Independent men’s basketball teams were selected by the men’s basketball coaches from AD3I member schools. The AD3I consists of 10 NCAA Division III Independent institutions that have joined together to recognize student-athletes at independent institutions.