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T.J. Cline Named NABC All-District First Team
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Release: 03/22/2017
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KANSAS CITY – Richmond senior T.J. Cline was named NABC All-District First Team on Wednesday morning.

Cline becomes the fourth All-District First Team honoree in Coach Mooney’s tenure, joining Kendall Anthony, Justin Harper and Kevin Anderson.

A native of Plano, Texas, Cline put together one of the most impressive individual seasons in Richmond basketball history. In single-season records, he finished eighth all-time with 648 points, second all-time with 197 assists and 10th all-time with 272 rebounds. No other Richmond Spider has ever finished in the top 10 of all three categories in one season.

He was named Atlantic 10 Player of the Year and earned All-Atlantic 10 First Team honors. Cline was also tabbed the Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia State Player of the Year.

He tallied the first triple-doubles in Richmond history and was one of just two players in the country with multiple triple-doubles this season.

Cline ranked 22nd in the NCAA in assists, tallying the most assists by any player 6-9 or taller in the country.

He finished his career ranked eighth all-time with 1,647 points, sixth all-time with 632 field goals made and seventh all-time with 374 career assists. His career field goal percentage of 53.1 ranked ninth all-time.

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