Ryan Tegtmeier was named to the second team of the 2015-16 All-GPAC men’s basketball selections.
Ryan Tegtmeier, a 6-0 junior guard from Davenport, Neb., was named to the 2015-16 All-Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men’s Basketball Second Team as selected by the league’s head coaches.
Tegtmeier was the Mustangs’ leading scorer and second leading rebounder with averages of 14.8 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. Aside from leading the Mustangs in scoring, Tegtmeier also topped the Mustangs with 108 assists and 54 steals for averages of 3.7 assists and 1.9 steals per contest. Tegtmeier made 138 of 357 field goal attempts for 38.7 percent, 54 of 153 3-point field goal attempts for 35.3 percent, and was the Mustangs’ best free throw shooter with 99 free throws in 116 attempts for 85.3 percent.
Tegtmeier was the Mustangs’ leading scorer in 10 of their 29 games and had the Mustangs’ top single-game scoring performance of the season with a career-high 31 points in a 90-88 victory against the University of Jamestown on Dec. 30 at the Briar Cliff Holiday Classic.
He is the 26th leading scorer in Morningside history with 1015 career points.
In addition to Tegtmeier, the Mustangs placed Bryce Koch on the All-GPAC honorable mention list.
Koch, a 6-6 junior center from Dell Rapids, S.D., was the Mustangs’ second leading scorer and top rebounder with averages of 14.4 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Koch also led the Mustangs with 49 blocked shots for an average of 1.7 rejections per game and ranked among the NAIA Division II national leaders in field goal accuracy with 168 field goals in 274 attempts for 61.4 percent.
Koch was the Mustangs’ leading rebounder in 14 of their 29 contests and had the team’s top single-game rebounding performance of the season with 14 rebounds in a Jan. 13 game against Dakota Wesleyan University.
Morningside posted an 11-18 record and finished ninth in the GPAC standings with a 7-13 league mark during the 2015-16 season.
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