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College Basketball: Tesdahl honored by coaches association

Bemidji State University men's basketball student-athletes Jake Schalow and Brock Tesdahl of Crosby-Ironton, were honored Monday as the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) recognized a record 895 players from 338 colleges and universities with its annual Honors Court distinction.

Tesdahl posted the best performance of his career in a Feb. 15 start. He recorded eight points on 3-for-4 from the field and a 2-for-3 effort from beyond the arc in 10 minutes of play. He also added two rebounds.

In 2013-14, Tesdahl played 50 minutes and totaled 26 points, three rebounds and three assists with just one turnover.

In three seasons with the Beavers, Tesdahl, a two-time Academic All-NSIC Team member, played in 26 games and totaled 31 points in 83 minutes.

Tesdahl graduated from BSU in the spring of 2014 with a social studies education degree.

In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be a junior or senior member of a varsity program; must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher at the end of the 2013-14 academic year; must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution; and must attend an NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with a coach who carries a current NABC membership.