MILWAUKEE – Senior David Britton and sophomore Delvin Barnstable of Marian University men’s basketball have each earned All-NACC recognition.
Britton (Hartford, Wis.) had another dominant season leading the Marian offense to earn All-NACC First Team honors, his second all-conference award in two seasons at Marian. He not only showed his shooting range within the NACC but the entire nation as his 92 made three-pointers has him ninth in the country heading into the national tournament. Britton was also fourth in the NACC averaging 19.0 points per game and was third in the conference with 101 assists on the season. He had 11 performances during the season where he recorded at least 20 points tying a career-high with 31 points in a home victory against Illinois Tech. He also posted a 30-point performance against Beloit where he went 10-of-14 (.714) from beyond the arc. His first double-double as a Sabre game in a road win over Concordia Wisconsin during the regular season where he scored 25 points to go with 11 assists.
He went on to earn three NACC Player of the Week awards during the season with the final one coming as a result of his stellar play during the NACC Tournament. Britton led Marian with 22.0 points per game, 6.3 rebounds per game, and 13 assists during the four NACC Tournament games. He capped off the championship run with a game-high 28 points against CUW going a perfect 7-of-7 from the charity stripe. He also had a 26-point performance in the opening round of the tournament against Aurora.
Barnstable (Sheboygan, Wis.) earns All-NACC Second Team honors after a stellar first season at Marian on both ends of the floor. He averaged 16.5 points per game during the season with 5.4 rebounds per game and led the Marian defense with 39 steals and 24 blocks on the year. His 24 swats on the year was also good for fourth in the NACC. Barnstable had eight performances where he scored at least 20 points during the season and posted a double-double against Wisconsin Lutheran where he had 15 points to go with 10 boards.
The full release from the NACC can be found at https://northernac.prestosports.com/sports/mbkb/2021-22/releases/2022030239y6lx.
Marian opens the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 4 traveling to UW-Platteville for a 7 p.m. tip.