Mason Makes NABC All-District Squad

(Photo Credit: Senior Z. Mason averaged a double-double in SoCon play at 18.0 points and 10.2 rebounds per game


CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.---Chattanooga Mocs senior Z. Mason (Nashville, Tenn.) added to his already impressive list of honors today. He is one of 10 Southern Conference performers earning National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 22 first team mention.

“Z. had a tremendous season,” Head Coach Will Wade said. We are happy to see his hard work get rewarded.”

Mason led the Mocs averaging 18.3 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game. He shot 49.3 percent from the field, 34.8 percent from 3pt range and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. Z. averaged a double-double in conference play at 18.0 points and 10.2 rebounds per contest.

He led the SoCon in rebounding, defensive rebounding and blocks and was fourth in scoring. Mason is the SoCon Defensive Player of the Year and he is on the first team All-SoCon squads named by the coaches and media.

Mason’s efforts sparked a five-game win improvement from the previous campaign. Chattanooga has 18 wins and was 18-12 with Mason in the lineup, 18-14 overall. That includes a 12-4 mark in SoCon play finishing second. The 12 league wins are the most since 2010-11 (12-6) and the .750 winning percentage the highest since 1996-97 (.786, 11-3). is the official website of the Chattanooga Mocs.  The Mocs can also be followed on their official Facebook page or on Twitter.  Find out how to join the UTC Mocs Club and support more than 300 student-athletes by clicking here.
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