MEDFORD - Senior Luke Rogers of the Tufts University men's basketball team added to his haul of honors for the 2021-22 season with recent announcements by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
On Tuesday the NABC announced its 2022 Division III All-District Teams, which are voted on by NABC-member coaches across NCAA Division III. Rogers is on the All-District I second team as one of 11 players honored in the area.
Also, Rogers will be playing in the the 2022 NABC – Reese's Division III College All-Star Game, to be held Saturday, March 19 at 3:00 p.m. ET at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Ind. The Division III All-Star Game, held in conjunction with the 2022 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship, features the top senior talent across Division III. Rosters include representation from each Division III region. Former Westminster coach Jim Dafler and former WashU coach Mark Edwards will serve as coaches for the two Division III All-Star teams. Rogers will play for Team Edwards.
Already this season Rogers has been announced as D3hoops All-Region first team and to the NESCAC All-Conference first team. He was also named as a finalist for the 2022 Jostens Trophy, which recognizes the most outstanding men's Division III basketball Player of the Year. He was also selected to the 2021-22 Academic All-District® Men's Basketball Team, released by CoSIDA.
From Boxborough, Massachusetts, Rogers missed eight games early in the season due to an injury. His return helped the Jumbos post an 11-2 record to close the regular-season. Tufts earned the second seed in the NESCAC Championship with an 8-2 mark in the conference. Rogers finished the season averaging 15.6 points and 10.9 rebounds in 15 games, while shooting 52.9 percent from the field (90/170). He added 1.6 blocks and 1.5 assists per contest.