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Dehm Named To SoCon Sports Media All-Freshman Team

Dehm Named To SoCon Sports Media All-Freshman Team

March 4, 2008

Greenville, S.C. -- Furman guard Justin Dehm has been named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team by the SoCon Sports Media Association, it was announced on Tuesday.

Dehm averaged 10.6 points per game while appearing in all 29 games and registering 25 starts for the Paladins this season. The Peoria, Ill., native played a team-high 27.6 minutes per game, converted a team-best 61 three-pointers on 157 attempts (38.9%) and shot 85.5% from the foul line.

The Richwoods High product earned Southern Conference Player-of-the-Week honors on December 31, after scoring a career-best 23 points in Furman's 67-62 victory over Howard at the Shamrock Office Solutions Classic in Moraga, Calif.

Dehm led the Paladins in scoring eight times, ranked among the league's top 25 scorers and finished 15th in the SoCon in three-point field goal percentage.

Furman (7-22) faced seventh-seeded Elon in the opening round of the Southern Conference Tournament Friday at 5:15 p.m. at the North Charleston Coliseum.


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SCSMA All-Southern Conference

First Team

Stephen Curry, Davidson

Kyle Hines, UNC Greensboro

Louis Graham, Georgia Southern

Jason Richards, Davidson

Donte Minter, Appalachian State     


Second Team

Nicchaeus Doaks, Chattanooga

Brandon Giles, Western Carolina

Stephen McDowell, Chattanooga

Jermaine Johnson, College of Charleston

Andrew Goudelock, College of Charleston


Third Team

Tony White, Jr., College of Charleston

Ola Atoyebi, Elon

Thomas Sander, Davidson

Drew Gibson, Wofford

Jeremy Clayton, Appalachian State


All-Freshman Team

Cameron Wells, The Citadel

Andrew Goudelock, College of Charleston

Donald Sims, Appalachian State

Willie Powers, Georgia Southern

Justin Dehm, Furman