Lony Francis, Jr. named All-American honorable mention - External Relations
Lony Francis, Jr. named All-American honorable mention
April 9, 2019 / Lony Francis, Jr. named All-American honorable mention
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore forward Lony
Francis, Jr. has been selected as an honorable mention All-American by
the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee.
He helped the Trailblazers win the Division I national title in March
in Hutchinson, Kansas. It was VU’s fourth national championship and
first since 1972.
Francis averaged a team-high 15.8 points per game as a sophomore. He
was second on the team in rebounding with 7 per game.
He hit a major milestone during the national tournament. He surpassed
1,000 career points in a quarterfinal win over Odessa (Texas). He
became the 39th VU player to eclipse 1,000 points. He finished with
Francis is native of Columbus, Ohio. He is majoring in general studies.