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Tahjere McCall Named to Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America Team
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Tahjere McCall Named to Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America Team
Photo Courtesy of Katherine Seghers


NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State men’s basketball redshirt senior Tahjere McCall (Philadelphia, Pa.) earned a spot on the Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America Team, it was announced on Tuesday.

McCall, the two-time Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year, set the TSU single-season steals record with 76 in 2016-17. The 6-5 point guard secured First Team All-OVC honors in each of the last two seasons. He finished sixth in the nation in 2016-17 with 2.81 steals per game.

McCall helped lead the Tigers to back-to-back winning seasons during his two years on the court for TSU after transferring from Niagara University. For his performance this season, he has also earned BOXTOROW First Team All-America accolades and NABC Second Team All-District 19.

Jaylin Airington - CSU Bakersfield
Dakarai Allen - San Diego State
Ehab Amin - Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Jordan Bell - Oregon
Tim Bond - Eastern Michigan
Chris Boucher - Oregon
Devontae Cacok - UNCW
Jevon Carter - West Virginia
Joseph Chartouny - Fordham
Tacko Fall - UCF
Ethan Happ - Wisconsin
Tra-Deon Hollins - Omaha
Ben Lammers - Georgia Tech
Paris Lee - Illinois State
Reggie Lynch - Minnesota
Hassan Martin - Rhode Island
Tahjere McCall - Tennessee State
Chazz Patterson - Saint Peter's
Joe Rahon - Saint Mary's
Khyri Thomas - Creighton
Liam Thomas - Nicholls State
Isaiah Wilkins - Virginia
Jay Wright - UL Lafayette
Sindarius Thornwell - South Carolina
Derrick White - Colorado