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AAPBL Conducts Protection Draft of Summer League Players

July 27, 2005 - All American Professional Basketball League (AAPBL)

(Casper, WY) - On Friday, July 22, 2005, All American Professional Basketball League coaches of the AAPBL's Summer League conducted a draft of summer league players to protect for invitation to their respective team training camps.

Each of AAPBL's 10 teams will invite 15 potential players to their respective training camps to be held in late-October. From these 15, 10 players will be selected to fill each of the 10 rosters.

Following is a list of the draft protection picks:

BILLINGS RIMS
Will Moore (Texas Tech)
Cedric Moodie (Ball State)
Demarcus Hense (Southeast Missouri State)
Luke Kunkel (Rocky Mountain College)

BUTTE BANDITS
Eric Walton (San Jose State)
Steve Horne (University of Montana)
Tai Tuisamoa (University of Regina)
Joseph Britto (Univeristy of Mass, Darthmouth)
Rashad Powell (University of Idaho)
Derrick Lemuel (Mesa State College)

GREAT FALLS COWBOYS
Joe Buck (University of Southern California)
Anton Lyons (University of Idaho)
Matt Ludtke (University Of Montana Western)
Drieke Bouldin (Fresno State)

HUTCHINSON BALLHOGS
Ryan Lohfink (Bethel College)
Davin White (Cal State Northridge)
Derrick Grant (College of New Jersey)
Gerald Johnson (Fayetteville State University)
Malik Edwards (Cascade College)
Brian Zirkle (St Francis College)

LINCOLN GENERALS
Kameron Gray (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)
Terris Sifford (Winston Salem State)
David Johnson (Bluefield College)
David Finklea (Creighton University)

MANKATO MALLARDS
Nate Miller (St Cloud State)
Quincy Hinton (Mars Hill College)
Carlton Dean (Hiram College)
Kellen Fernetti (Hannibal LaGrange)

MINOT MINUTEMEN
Peron Austin (Colorado St Pueblo)
Justin Murray (Washington State)
Jason Smith (University of Mississippi)
Darius Pope (Colorado St Pueblo)
Booker Nabors (Boise State University)
Troy Gwynn (Lemoyne-Owen)

TOPEKA TORNADO
Majestic Mapp (University of Virginia)
Marvin Johnson (Missouri Valley College)
Michael Dyson (Olivet College)
Travis Canby (Kansas State University)
Adrick Hills (Bethel College)

WICHITA BOMBERS
Tony Qorri (Mesa State College)

WYOMING GOLDEN EAGLES
Glenn Jones (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)
Mike Scott (Eastern Kentucky)
Leroy Hickerson (Cumberland University)
Paul O'Liney (Missouri State)
Greg Hendricks (Moorhead State)

PLAYER BIO INFO
AUSTIN, Peron - veteran guard who led the summer league in assists of 13.4 per game
BOULDIN, Drieke - versatile forward averaging 20.5 points and 9.8 rebounds per game
BRITTO, Joseph - averaged 13.7 points per game
BUCK, Joe - averaged over 17 points per game
DEAN, Carlton - slashing guard averaging 13.6 points per game
DYSON, Michael - averaged over 22 points a contest
EDWARDS, Malik - athletic guard averaging over 6 points per game
FERNETTI, Kellen - dead-eye shooter, averaging 13.6 points per game
FINKLEA, David - averaged 12.7 points per game while pulling down 7.5 rebounds per game
GRANT, Derrick - Division 3 All-American averaging 10.6 points per game in summer league play
GRAY, Kameron - averaged over 9 points per game along with 5 assists per game
GWYNN, Troy - highflying forward averaging over 14 points per game
HENCE, Demarcus - athletic forward averaging over 9 points per game
HENDRICKS, Greg - solid guard with CBA experience averaged 12.5 points per game and finished third in assists
HICKERSON, Leroy - despite ankle injury that led to early exit from camp led camp play in points per minute
HILLS, Adrick - averaged over 14 points per game
HINTON, Quincy - athletic forward averaging over 18 points and 7 rebounds per game
HORNE, Steve - averaged 14.6 points per game
JOHNSON, David - averaged over 9 points per game and 4 rebounds per game in 22 minutes
JOHNSON, Gerald - averaged 10.6 points and 8.1 rebounds per game
JOHNSON, Marvin - versatile forward averaging 11.4 points per game while pulling down 7.9 rebounds per game
JONES, Glenn - averaged over 15 points per game and scored a summer league high of 45 points in one game
KUNKEL, Luke - averaged over 20 points per game
LEMUEL, Derrick - explosive combo forward averaging over 7 points and 5 rebounds per game
LOHFINK, Ryan - averaged 8.6 points and 9.7 rebounds per game
LUDTKE, Matt - athlete with a 40-inch vertical averaging over 12 points per game
LYONS, Anton - averaged over 18 points and 7 rebounds per game
MAPP, Majestic - former McDonalds All-American averaged over 15 points and 5 assists per game
MILLER, Nate - averaged over 12 points and 4 assists per game
MOORE, Will - averaged over 8 points per game and 4 assists per game
MOODIE, Cedric - averaged 21 points per game while hitting 47% on three-point goals
MURRAY, Justin - former ABA standout averaging 16.4 points and 12 rebounds per game
NABORS, Booker - averaged over 16 points per game
O'LINEY, Paul - before injury he was leading the summer league in 3 pointers at 63%
POPE, Darius - led summer league in scoring at 24.3 points per game
POWELL, Rashad - averaged over 13 points per game
QORRI, Tony - led summer league with 12.6 rebounds per game and averaged over 16 points per game
SCOTT, Mike - averaged over 17 points per game and led the summer league in free throw attempts
SIFFORD, Terris - athletic forward averaging 13 points per game during summer league play
SMITH, Jason - combo guard averaging over 18 points per game
TUISAMOA, Tai - averaged 16.4 points per game
WALTON, Eric - averaged over 22 points per game while pulling down over 8 rebounds per game
WHITE, Davin - averaged 23.2 points per game and hit 13 of14 field goals in one game
ZIRKLE, Brian - average over 10.1 points per game

AAPBL teams begin play in November 2005.

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