BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Bemidji State University men’s basketball will be led on the court by its three seniors, as Head Coach Mike Boschee announced the trio as captains Monday.
Guard DJ Anderson, guard/forward Irvin Womack and guard Kaylor Zimmerman were selected as the 2015-16 men’s basketball team captains. The three are former transfers who have combined to play in 74 games last season with Bemidji State.
Anderson, a native of Las Vegas, Nev., played in 26 games while starting one last season. He averaged 8.0 points per game and ranked second on the team in total points with 207 on a .462 field goal percentage. Anderson led the team in steals with 25 while playing 19.8 minutes per game. His three-point field goal percentage of .433 ranked third on the team.
Womack, from Phoenix, Ariz., saw action in 23 games while averaging 4.7 points per game and 3.1 rebounds. He ranked second on the team in three-point field goal percentage at .472. Womack scored a career-high 15 points on 4-of-7 shooting from the field against Minnesota State University Moorhead Feb. 20.
Zimmerman, a native of Green Bay, Wis., started all 25 games played in while averaging 7.9 points per game. He shot .465 from the field and .379 from three-point. Zimmerman’s 57 assists and 23 steals both ranked second on the team. He was selected as the NSIC Player to Watch for Bemidji State this season.
Bemidji State opens the 2015-16 season Friday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. against Northland College at home. BSU will then host Crown College Saturday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).