Men's Basketball: Mount Union's Nathan Bower-Malone Named NABC All-American

Nathan Bower-Malone Photo By: Joseph Rees
Nathan Bower-Malone Photo By: Joseph Rees

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Union senior Nathan Bower-Malone (Stow) was selected a Second Team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).

Selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC in NCAA Division III, these student-athletes represent the most outstanding basketball players across America in their division.

Bower-Malone is just the fourth All-American in Mount Union history joining Aaron Shipp (1997 and 1998), Kyle Karpinski (2006) and DeAllen Jackson (2017).

Bower-Malone was named All-Region by both the NABC and while also being selected to play in the 2020 Reese's Division III College All-Star game.

Bower-Malone was named Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year and led the team in scoring with 17.4 points per game and assists with 5.2 assists per game. Jackson was ranked in the top-10 in a lot of statistical categories in the OAC – assists (1st), free throw-percentage (1st), points per game (4th), free throws made per game (4th), minutes (7th) and field goals made per game (9th).

Bower-Malone finishes his career as the third most prolific scorer in Mount Union history with 1,485 career points. Bower-Malone also broke the school record for points in a game with 53 and career games record with 110 games played in his four-year career.

Bower-Malone is only the third Purple Raider in program history to earn OAC Player of the Year honors joining Shipp (1996-97) and Jackson (2016-17).