Thursday, March 8, 2012

UIS' Fakuade earns all-Midwest honor

University of Illinois Springfield senior forward Michael Fakuade has been named to the Daktronics All-Midwest Region second team.

Members of the College Sports Information Directors of America chose the team.

Fakuade ranks third in the nation in blocked shots at 3.5 per game, sixth in rebounding at 11 per game and 13th in double-doubles with 13.

Fakuade helped the Prairie Stars to a 15-13 overall record, a 12-6 GLVC mark and the program’s first-ever GLVC tournament appearance this season.

Fakuade was featured in an March 8, 2012, article in The State Journal-Register.

Read the article online