Rooks

Willie Rooks was invited to play in the Reese's Division II All-Star Game this Friday.

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Texas A&M University-Commerce senior guard Willie Rooks has been invited to play in next week’s Reese’s Division II All-Star Game by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

Rooks – a senior from Houston (North Forest) – was a First Team All- Lone Star Conference selection, leading the Lions in scoring, rebounding and minutes played. Rooks made LSC history as the first player in conference history to record a triple-double in the LSC Tournament. He ranked fourth in the LSC in minutes played and was tied for the conference lead in three-pointers per game. He also ranked sixth in the LSC in field goal percentage, 10th in rebounds and 11th in assists. He scored in double figures in 29 of the Lions’ 33 games of the season.

The 2019 Reese’s Division II College All-Star Game will be played on March 29 at 7 p.m. at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. The game will be played during the NCAA Division II Elite Eight on the day between the semifinals and championship games.