Cincinnati Basketball: Bearcats duo David DeJulius, Landers Nolley II receive All-AAC recognition

Cincinnati Bearcats guard Landers Nolley II reacts after a play against the Tulane Green Wave at Fifth Third Arena. USA Today.
Cincinnati Bearcats guard Landers Nolley II reacts after a play against the Tulane Green Wave at Fifth Third Arena. USA Today. /
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Cincinnati Bearcats senior forward Landers Nolley II was named to the All-AAC First Team, while senior guard David DeJulius received All-AAC Third Team honors for a second straight year!

With the conference tournament set to start this week, the annual American Athletic Conference awards were released on Wednesday morning including the Bearcats duo earning recognition.

Nolley became the eighth player in school history to be included on the All-AAC First Team after leading the team with 16.5 points and 42.3 percent shooting from 3-point range this season.

DeJulius capped off an unforgettable Senior Day with a career-high 30-point performance last weekend, finishing his final year averaging 15.1 points and team-best 5.3 assists per game.

After winning back to back regular season titles, the Houston Cougars swept the AAC individual awards with Player of the Year Marcus Sasser, Freshman of the Year Jarace Walker and more.

Memphis Tigers senior duo Kendric Davis and DeAndre Williams, plus Tulane Green Wave point guard Jalen Cook were included on the All-AAC First Team alongside Nolley and Sasser.

Cincinnati Basketball: Bearcats set to face Temple in AAC Tournament first round matchup

Since the regular season is officially in the rearview, the Bearcats now turn their attention to a first round matchup against Temple in the AAC Tournament on Friday at 3:00 PM in Fort Worth.

Wes Miller’s team finished the regular season with a 20-11 record and 11-7 in conference play prior to facing Temple as DeJulius and Nolley look to keep the season alive on Friday afternoon.

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