FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas guard Ronnie Brewer has been named an honorable mention All-American by CollegeHoops.net.
The junior from Fayetteville was earlier named a defensive All-American by CollegeInsider.com, one of 22 finalists for the Wooden Award, which goes to the top collegiate player in the nation, first-team All-SEC by the Associated Press and the league’s coaches, first-team All-District 9 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and first-team All-District VII by the United States Basketball Writers Association.
He led Arkansas to a 22-10 finish and its first NCAA Tournament appearance in five years. The Razorbacks finished tied for second in the SEC’s Western Division at 10-6 and recorded wins over this year’s NCAA champion (Florida) and the NIT champion (South Carolina).
Brewer led the team in scoring (18.4) and steals (2.6), was second in assists (3.3) and fourth in rebounding (4.8).
Brewer is 16th on UA’s all-time scoring list with 1,416 points (15.7 ppg), seventh in steals with 216, 10th with 299 assists and tied for 10th with 326 free throws.
His scoring average this year is the highest for a Razorback since Corliss Williamson (19.7) in 1995 and his 83 steals are the most since Clint McDaniel had 102, also in 1995.