Albany, NY–The Sage Colleges' men's basketball team wrapped the season after an impressive 16-10 overall mark. With the release of the final NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Statistics, Sage is among the national leaders in both the team and individual categories.
The Gators ranked in the Top 100 in nine different categories for their efforts over the course of the 2015-2016 season. Sage was ranked No. 66 in total rebounds per game (40.62), while standing No. 82 in rebounding margin (+3.9) as well as No. No. 84 in defensive rebounds per game (26.0). Sage averaged 8.0 steals per game and ranked No. 87, while also ranking No. 88 in three-point field goal percentage (36.7%). The Gators were also ranked No. 89 in scoring margin (+5.2) and No. 97 in three point field goal defense (32.5%). Sage also averaged 78.8 ppg and was ranked No. 99 in the category, while also ranking No. 100 with a 12.62 offensive rebounds per game average.
Individually, seniors Andre Robinson (Fort Pierce, FL/Fort Pierce Westwood) and Melvin Ford (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern Regional) were ranked in several categories. Ford earned Skyline Conference All-Star First Team honors for his play, while Robinson was named to the Skyline Conference All-Star Second Team.
Ford wrapped his stellar career as the program's all-time leading rebounder with 733 rebounds, while ranking No. 3 all-time in scoring with 976 points. He also finished third with his 61 career blocked shots in 102 games played, which is No. 2 in the program's record book. He was nationally ranked in five categories in the final release of statistics as he was No. 43 in both rebounds per game average (10.0 ppg) and double doubles with 12 over the course of the 2015-2016 campaign. He was No. 44 as well with his 3.33 offensive rebounds per game average, while standing No. 70 in defensive rebounds per game average (6.67). Ford was also No. 78 with his 240 total rebounds.
Robinson capped his two-years with Sage having tallied 594 points with 207 assists and 99 steals. He ranks No. 8 in scoring as a Gator, while standing second in assists and third in steals. McCray ranks seventh all-time in scoring having amassed 637 points in his two years with 144 assists (No. 4) with 98 steals (No. 4). Gill combined for 144 assists which stands fourth, while his 54 steals ranks ninth with 481 points in his two seasons as a Gator.
In the final NCAA statistics, Robinson was ranked 89th with his 4.2 assists per game average for the season, while standing No. 91 with his 1.88 steals per game. He was also ranked 100th in total assists with 110.