MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: LJ Figueroa named a first team NJCAA All-American

Odessa College’s LJ Figueroa has been named to the NJCAA Division I Men’s Basketball All-American first team, the organization announced Tuesday.

Figueroa, from Lawrence, Mass., is the only freshman on the 10-person team selected by the men’s basketball committee.

He averaged 21.4 points per game this season, helping the Wranglers advance to the NJCAA National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas.