UNCG Men’s Basketball’s Keyshaun Langley(Southwest Guilford HS) & Brown-Jones Named to NABC All-District First Team

UNCG Men’s Basketball’s Keyshaun Langley & Brown-Jones Named to NABC All-District First Team

NABC Announces All-District Teams

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Seniors Keyshaun Langley(Southwest Guilford HS) and Mikeal Brown-Jones of the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men’s basketball team were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 21 first team, announced by the organization on Tuesday.

The All-District honors are voted on by NABC-member coaches across Division I. This is the second first team honor for Keyshaun, while Brown-Jones earns his first recognition from the NABC.

Keyshaun was most recently named to the All-Southern Conference (SoCon) second team. The High Point, N.C. native was named the SoCon Player of the Week twice during the season. He was also selected to the 2023 Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship All-Tournament Team.

Following the SoCon Tournament, Keyshaun is third with a 42.5 three-point percentage, fourth with an 85.9 free throw percentage, fourth with a 2.2 assist to turnover ratio, sixth with 2.6 three-point field goals per game, ninth with 1.5 steals per game, and 10th with 3.3 assists per game.

He earned a career high of 30 points in the team’s win over Furman on Feb. 4. In addition, he recorded a career high of eight free throws at Mercer on Feb. 24. Nationally, Keyshaun is ranked 11th in three-point percentage (42.5), 62nd in three pointers per game (2.65), and 81st in total three-point field goals made (82).

He finished the season second on the team, averaging 15.4 points per game, 1.5 steals per game, 3.3 assists per game, 2.7 three pointers per game. This season, Keyshaun reached the 1,500-career points milestone on February 8. He also reached the 200-career steals milestone on February 14 in a victory over The Citadel.

Mikeal Brown-Jones was voted to the All-Southern Conference (SoCon) First Team prior to the SoCon Tournament. Brown-Jones was named the SoCon Player of the Week on two occasions this season. He also was selected as the 2023 Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship Most Valuable Player and All-Tournament Team.

Among the conference, Brown-Jones finished sixth in rebounds per game (7.5), and eighth in field goal percentage (54.0). During the season, he recorded six double-doubles and earned a career-high of 39 points on two occasions. His 39 points is now the fourth most during a single game, according to the UNCG men’s basketball record book.

The North Philadelphia, Pa., native, recorded over 20 points in 10 games this season. This season he led the Spartans in multiple categories, including points per game (18.9), field goals (174), free throws (155), rebounds (210), rebounds per game (7.5), blocks per game (0.85), and blocks (24). Brown-Jones reached the 1,000-career points milestone this season after scoring 26 against VMI on February 28 at home. He is nationally ranked 45th in free throws (155), 47th in free throw attempts (197), 56th in points per game (18.9), and 62nd in field goal percentage (54.0).

The Spartans concluded the season 21-11 overall and 12-6 in SoCon play. UNCG was voted to finish second in the 2023-24 SoCon Preseason Coaches’ Poll and fourth in the Media Poll. They claimed the second seed heading into the 2024 SoCon Tournament. This was the seventh year out of eight with 20 or more wins for the Spartans. This was the second out of three years under Head Coach Mike Jones that the Spartans won 20 or more games.

The Spartans won the 2023 Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championship in November. The 2023-24 squad made history as a team defeating then-ranked No. 14 Arkansas, 78-72, in Fayetteville for the programs first ranked win. As a team, UNCG is nationally ranked fourth in three-point percentage (39.7), 12th in three pointers per game (10.1), 36th in field goal percentage defense (41.0), and 39th in effective field goal percentage (0.546).

District 21

First Team

Achor Achor – Samford

Mikeal Brown-Jones – UNCG

Keyshaun Langley – UNCG

JP Pegues – Furman

Vonterius Woolbright – Western Carolina

Second Team

Trey Bonham – Chattanooga

Honor Huff – Chattanooga

Rylan Jones – Samford

Jalyn McCreary – Mercer

Corey Tripp – Wofford

Coach of the Year: Bucky McMillan – Samford

Courtesy of Denise Archetto
Assistant Athletic Director For Strategic Communications
UNC Greensboro