LANCASTER, Pa. – Georgio Milligan was named to the 2012 NABC Coaches' Division III All-America First Team announced Thursday. The team is selected and voted on by member coaches of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The honor marks the 24th time a member of F&M's basketball team has received All-America recognition.
The honor is the second First Team All-America recognition for Milligan, earning the same award last year from the NABC. The senior previously earned Regional Player of the Year and First Team All-Region recognition from the NABC and D3Hoops.com this season.
Milligan (Spring Valley, N.Y./Don Bosco Prep), the two-time Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Year, led the Diplomats in points (18.9 ppg), assists (150), steals (66) and was second with 37 blocked shots in almost 34 minutes per game this season. The senior scored in double-figures in 30 games this season, including 14 games in which he scored more than 20 points. In the NCAA Tournament, Milligan averaged 22.3 points, 4.8 rebounds with 18 assists, eight blocks and six steals.
Milligan led his teams to a 103-21 record over the last four seasons, starting in all 124 games- a school record. The guard helped F&M win an unprecedented three-straight CC Crowns and four NCAA Appearances. During that time, F&M advanced to the Final Four, two Elite Eights and made a second round appearance.
He ends his collegiate career as F&M's all-time leader in scoring (1,932), second in steals (282) and assists (628) and third in blocked shots (140). He is also first with 535 free throws made.