SRU men’s basketball standout Maron Brown earns honors
Maron Brown, a Slippery Rock University men’s basketball standout from Salisbury, Md., has received three significant postseason honors to cap an impressive season on the hardwood.
Brown, a senior forward, was named a first-team All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference-Western Division performer for the second consecutive season.
He subsequently received second-team All-Atlantic Region honors from Daktronics in voting by the region’s sports information directors and from the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
Brown was the leading scorer and rebounder on this year’s Rock team and led the Green and White to their first PSAC championship-game appearance since 2000, as well as their first NCAA tournament appearance since 1991.
A professional studies major who came to SRU as a transfer student from Cecil College, Brown finished his three-year Rock career as the school’s No. 3 all-time rebounder (862) and No. 7 all-time scorer (1,312 points). He was only the second player in Rock men’s basketball history to score more than 1,300 points and grab more than 800 rebounds in his career. Ed McFarlane (1958-62) was the first to do so.
Behind Brown’s leadership, The Rock compiled a 21-11 win-loss record this winter and tied the school record for most games played in a single season. The 2010-11 season marked the second time in three seasons a Kevin Reynolds-coached Rock team won 20 or more games, a feat that has only been accomplished five times in school history.
Brown was one of seven seniors on the 2010-11 Rock squad, all of who are on track to graduate as members of the class of 2011.
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