Kiere Bennie named Second Team All-OAC

Kiere Bennie named Second Team All-OAC

2016-17 Men's Basketball All-OAC Teams (pdf)

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Junior guard Kiere Bennie has been named second team All-Ohio Athletic Conference, as announced on Thursday. This is the third time Bennie has received all-conference accolades. He was named Co-Freshman of the year and to the honorable mention in 2014-15 and was a second team selection last season.

The Cincinnati native averaged 15.4 points per game and scored a season-high 28 points in an overtime victory at Mount Union. Bennie shot 84% from the line, good for fifth in the conference.

His season was highlighted when he eclipsed the 1,000 point mark in a win over Baldwin Wallace. The historic layup came as part of a 23-point performance on Jan. 25.

Heidelberg finished the season 11-15, 7-11 in OAC play. The team was defeated in the first round of the OAC Tournament in overtime at Marietta.