Seniors Branden Rushton, Dominique Royal named All-Ohio Athletic Conference in Men's Basketball

Seniors Branden Rushton, Dominique Royal named All-Ohio Athletic Conference in Men's Basketball

By Tim Glon

| 2013-14 Men's Basketball All-OAC team (.pdf) |

ADA — Ohio Northern seniors Branden Rushton and Dominique Royal were named All-Ohio Athletic Conference in men's basketball for the 2013-14 season in voting conducted by the league's 10 head coaches.

Rushton was named First Team All-OAC, while Royal was an Honorable Mention All-OAC honoree.

Rushton is now a four-time All-Conference honoree. He was named Second Team All-OAC as a junior last year and was named Honorable Mention All-OAC in both his freshman and sophomore seasons.

In 26 games this season, Rushton led the team and was fifth in the OAC in scoring at 16.0 ppg.

He ends his career ranked sixth all-time at ONU with 1,497 points.

Rushton is also third all-time with 107 consecutive starts and is sixth with 1,246 career field goal attempts.

Royal is now a two-time Honorable Mention All-Conference award winner.

He was second on the team  in scoring at 12.5 ppg and was second on the team in rebounding at 4.8 rpg.

In 103 career games, Royal scored 908 points and grabbed 375 rebounds.

The Polar Bears finished the 2013-14 season with a 16-10 overall record and were fourth in the OAC with a 12-6 league record under second-year head coach Kevin Byrne.