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UNK's Dentlinger Named Academic All-District

For a second straight season Nebraska-Kearney menís basketball player Mike Dentlinger has been named to the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District 7 first-team.

To be eligible for this squad, a student-athlete must carry a 3.30 cumulative GPA, be a starter or key reserve and been at his/her current school for one academic year.
Finally, sports information directors vote on the makeup of the Academic All-American and All-District teams.

Dentlinger (Millard North), who holds a 3.97 GPA as a Business Administration major, now moves onto the national ballot where he could earn Academic All-American honors. Last year, he received enough votes to be named second-team Academic All-American.

On the court, the 6-6 post player is currently at 13.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. After last nightís 18-point performance vs. Emporia State, Dentlinger needs just 62 more points to become the 40th Loper to reach 1,000 career points.

NCAA DIVISION II (Great American, Mid-America, Northern Sun)
FIRST TEAM
Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major
Alex Bazzell LINDENWOOD Sr. St. Charles, Mo. 3.65 Mass Communications
Bobby Chipman WASHBURN Sr. Topeka, Kan. 3.61 Finance / Business
Michael Dentlinger NEBRASKA-KEARNEY Jr. Omaha, Neb. 3.97 Business Administration
Cameron McCaffrey AUGUSTANA (SD) Sr. Portland, Ore. 3.54 Exercise Science
Alex Novak MINN. ST. MOORHEAD Sr. Oxford, Iowa 3.85 Biochemistry