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Mckim and Philpott Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

Connor Mckim and Sam Philpott
Connor Mckim and Sam Philpott

WINTER PARK, Fla. (February 23, 2018) – Rollins hoopsters Connor Mckim and Sam Philpott were named CoSIDA First Team Academic All-District, it was announced Friday.

Mckim carries a 3.70 GPA in Communication Studies while Philpott holds a 3.89 GPA while pursuing his MBA at the Crummer Graduate School of Business.

Mckim, a sophomore from Louisville, averages 11.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.7 assists a game. He has scored in double-figures in 14 of 25 games this season, including a 23 point-seven rebound-six assist performance against nationally ranked Morehouse.

Fifth-year senior Philpott leads the team in scoring with 18.7 points a game. The Noblesville, Indiana native netting double figures in 21 of 24 games played before getting sidelined with an injury. He erupted for a career-high 36 points at Florida Southern. Philpott is sixth in the SSC in scoring and leads the league in the field goal percentage, hitting 60 percent from the field.

Rollins closes the regular season on Saturday, February 24 at Saint Leo. Tip off is set for 7:30 p.m. Fans can watch the action live on the Tars Sports Network and the SSC Digital Network at SunshineStateConference.tv.