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Kellen Dunham Named USBWA All-District V

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The #22/22 Butler Bulldogs junior guard Kellen Dunham, who has helped lead the Bulldogs to 22 victories and a “Top 25” national ranking, has been named to the 2014-15 U. S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District V Team. The USBWA released its nine All-District Teams on Tuesday, March 10.

Photo: Butler Athletics/Kellen Dunham
Photo: Butler Athletics/Kellen Dunham

Joining Dunham on the ten-player District V Team were Brandon Dawson and Denzel Valentine of Michigan State, Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin, Yogi Ferrell of Indiana, A. J. Hammons of Purdue, D’Angelo Russell of Ohio State, Jerian Grant of Notre Dame and Keifer Sykes of Green Bay. Kaminsky was tabbed as District V Player of the Year and Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan was named District V Coach of the Year. District V covers Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota.

Dunham is the leading scorer for the 22-9 Bulldogs, who are ranked 22nd in both the Associated Press National Poll and the USA Today Coaches Poll this week. He currently ranks fourth in the BIG EAST in scoring with a 16.6 average, and he stands third in the conference in both three-point field goals (2.3) and three-point field goal shooting (.424).

The 6-6 guard joined Butler’s 1,000-point club in career scoring this season, and he enters postseason tournament play in 18th place on the Bulldogs’ all-time scoring list with 1,044 career points.

Dunham and his teammates will begin play in the 2015 BIG EAST Tournament Presented by New York Life on Thursday, March 12. The Bulldogs, seeded third in the championship, will meet No. 6-seed Xavier at 9:30 p.m. (ET) at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Chris Fultz is a senior writer for the Indiana Sports Report and is recognized as an accredited member of the media by Butler Athletics and has full media access. Follow @CafultzISR and the @IndySportsRep on Twitter.

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