Clayton State’s Williams, Salter earn All-Peach Belt Conference honors for men’s basketball
2012 Men's Basketball All-Peach Belt Conference
AUGUSTA, Ga. – February 28, 2012 – With the Peach Belt Conference Tournament on the horizon, the Clayton State Laker men's basketball team picked up two All-Peach Belt Conference honors on Tuesday.
Both Teondre Williams and Anthony Salter were selected second team All-Peach Belt Conference for the 2011-12 season. It marks the second straight season that Clayton State has had multiple All-Conference selections in men's basketball.
A Division I transfer from Oregon, Williams is the Lakers' leading scorer this season, averaging 18.3 points per game. The 6-foot-5, 218-pound senior from Atlanta is ranked third in the Peach Belt in scoring, and has reached double-figures in scoring in all but three games played this season.
Williams scored 20 or more points in 11 games, highlighted by a career-high 28 points against Limestone, plus 27 points against Flagler and 26 points against West Georgia. He also scored 24 points each against Tennessee Temple, Edward Waters and West Georgia and is shooting 76 percent from the free throw line this season.
Salter, a 5-11, 170-pound senior point guard from Tallahassee, Fla., took over successfully following the graduation of last season's All-PBC guard Timmy Downs. The Division I transfer from Hawaii is averaging 17 points to rank eighth in the Peach Belt. He also shoots 38 percent from 3-point range and 75 percent from the free throw line.
Salter scored in double-figures in all but two games played this season. He scored a career-high 26 points against UNC Pembroke, plus 25 points against Montevallo twice and against Augusta State. Over his last four games, Salter is shooting 86 percent (19-for-22) from the free throw line.
Clayton State plays USC Aiken in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Friday at 5 p.m. at the Lumpkin Center at Columbus State.