Cal State’s Haddock named NABC All-American

Lacy Haddock free throw

Senior guard Lacy Haddock of Cal State San Bernardino has been named to the 2014 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-American team.

He is the seventh player in his sport’s history to earn All-American honors, joining Mark Warren (1988-89), Bobby Burries (2001-03), Jonathan Levy (2004), Brandon Brown (2009), Bryan LeDuc (2010) and Kwame Alexander (2013).

The Las Vegas native paced the Coyotes (24-5) to their best season in terms of record winning percentage in 10 seasons. The Coyotes , won the CCAA regular-season title, finished the regular season with a No. 16 national ranking and played host to NCAA West Regional.

The 6-foot-2 inch Haddock had one of the top seasons by a point guard in the country. He averaged 12.9 points, 6.2 assists and 37.2 minutes a game.  He tied his school single-game record for assists with 14 against Westmont on Nov. 13 and had five double-digit assist games and eight games with at least eight.

His 1,079 minutes played is an all-time record for a Coyote in a season and he is the only player in school history to play at least 1,000 minutes in a season, which he accomplished in both seasons. Nine times he played an entire game including two overtime contests in 2013-14.

This season’s CCAA Player of the Year, Haddock completed his two-year Coyote career as the No. 2 all-time assists leader (324) and his 179 assists this season rates third all-time. His 6.17 assists/game (season) and 5.68 assists/game (career) are both second on the CSUSB charts.

Cal State’s Haddock, Gardner earn all-West Region accolades

Lacy Haddock_Kirby Gardner

Senior guards Lacy Haddock (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Kirby Gardner (Rialto) capped their collegiate careers with National Basketball Association of Coaches (NABC) all-region honors.

Haddock earned first-team honors and Gardner was named to the second team for the Coyotes (24-5 overall), who won the CCAA regular-season title and  finished the regular season with a No. 16 national ranking.

Haddock, earlier named CCAA Player of the Year, averaged 12.9 points, 6.2 assists and 37.2 minutes a game.  He tied his school record for assists in a game with 14 against Westmont on Nov. 13 and had five double-digit assist games and eight games with at least eight.

  His 1,079 minutes played is an all-time record for a Coyote in a season and he is the only player in school history to play at least 1,000 minutes in a season, which he accomplished in both seasons. Nine times he played an entire game including two overtime contests.

  He completed his career as the No.2 all-time assists leader (324) and his 179 assists this season rates third all-time. His 6.17 assists/game (season) and 5.68 assists/game (career) are both second on the CSUSB charts.

 Gardner, a former standout at Eisenhower High and San Bernardino Valley College, averaged 14.1 points a game and had five games of at least 20 points with a season-high 25 at Humboldt State on Dec. 7. He  shot 51.7 percent from the field, 41 percent 3-pointers and averaged 4 rebounds and 2.6 assists a game.

Cal State’s Haddock earns weekly CCAA honor

Lacy Haddock vs. UCLA

Cal State San Bernardino’s Lacy Haddock has been named the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 30-Jan. 5

Haddock led the No. 19 Coyotes (9-1) to home wins over No. 21 Chico State and Cal State Stanislaus.

The senior guard was outstanding on offense, shooting 68 percent (17-for-25) from the floor, while averaging 21.5 points, six assists, two steals, and 1.5 blocks on the weekend.

In Friday’s 84-81 victory against the Wildcats, Haddock had 15 point effort with five assists, three blocks, and two steals.

The following night, the Las Vegas native scored a CSUSB career-high 28 points after sinking 11-of-13 attempts from the floor, which included four made from the arc, and two-of-two from the free throw line.  He also contributed a weekend-high seven assists in the Coyotes 87-72 win over the Warriors.

Nov. 8-10: Gabe Kindred (Cal State East Bay)
Nov. 11-17: Marcus Bell (Cal State Stanislaus)
Nov. 18-24: Drew Dyer (UC San Diego)
Nov. 25-Dec. 1: Giordano Estrada (Chico State)
Dec. 2-8: James Tillman (Cal State L.A.)
Dec. 9-15: Rashad Parker (Chico State)
Dec. 16-22:  Andrew Young (Cal State San Bernardino)
Dec. 30-Jan. 5:  Lacy Haddock (Cal State San Bernardino)