Tony Watson Named to Academic All-MAC Team
BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo junior guard Tony Watson was named to the Academic All-MAC men's basketball team on Friday as voted on by the league's Faculty Athletic Representatives. The West Palm Beach, FL native is a management major. He has a 3.2 grade point average.
Watson played in 30 games for Bulls as a reserve point guard. He ranked sixth on the team in scoring, averaging a career-best 6.1 points per game. He ranked second on the team with 40 three-pointers and shot 37.4 percent from beyond the arc. He made 34-of-37 free throw attempts to lead the team in free throw percentage (91.9%)
It marks the fourth straight season Buffalo has had a player selected to the Academic All-MAC team and the ninth time under head coach Reggie Witherspoon.
Buffalo's Academic All-MAC Selections
2012 – Tony Watson
2011 – Byron Mulkey
2010 – John Boyer
2009 – Vadim Fedotov
2005 – Turner Battle, Mark Bortz
2004 – Turner Battle, Mark Bortz
2003 – Turner Battle