COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Odessa College’s Jenkins named NJCAA first-team All American

Odessa College’s Daniss Jenkins was named a National Junior College Athletic Association Division I First-Team All American the association announced Wednesday.

Jenkins, who transferred from the University of the Pacific, helped the Wranglers (28-7) reach the Elite Eight at the recent NJCAA National Championship in Hutchinson, Kan.

The sophomore was the unanimous pick as the Western Junior College Athletic Conference Player of the Year and also was named to the All-Region 5 team.