Temgoua Named To NABC All America Team
St. Lawrence University senior Ralph Temgoua has been named a national All America by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
Temgoua, the Liberty League Player of the Year and a participant in the NABC Division III Senior All Star Game in Salem, VA, was named to the third team on the national All America list. A first-team Regional All America, he becomes the fourth player in modern program history to make one of the top three teams on the national list and is the 10th player overall to earn national All America honors.
Temgoua led St. Lawrence in scoring, minutes played, steals, rebounds and assists. He recorded his 1,000th career point on December 2nd against Ithaca to become the 24th player in the program's history to reach the milestone. The Paris, France native also scored a career-high 31 points in a thrilling 68-66 victory over Union on his home court. Recording double-figures in 22 of 25 games this season, he was sixth in the Liberty League in scoring and seventh in rebounding, and also earned performer of the week honors three times this season. Temgoua concluded his phenomenal four-year career as the seventh leading scorer in program's history with 1,320 points in 102 games, and added 280 assists, 647 rebounds, 127 steals and 28 blocks.
The Saint list of All America players who made one of the top three teams includes George Hughes in 1979 and 1980, Blaine Harris in 1985 and Josh Sharlow in 2010. Thomas Canfield in 1912 and Ek Calder in 1913 were selected as national All Americas prior to the start of Division III All America selections while Andy Bardeschewski (1997), Greg Sutton (2002), Aaron Marshall (2004 and 2005), Tom Wopperer (2009) and Sharlow (2009) were honorable mention national selections.