Bhullar Named Preseason All-American by CollegeInsider.com
Courtesy: New Mexico State University  
Release:  10/03/2013
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – CollegeInsider.com announced that New Mexico State sophomore center Sim Bhullar has been named to the 2013 Lou Henson Preseason All-America Team,Wednesday, Oct. 2.

Bhullar, of Toronto, Ontario, finished his first season at NM State playing in all 35 of the Aggies' games while starting in 26 contests. He averaged 10.1 points and 6.7 rebounds per game and recorded a single-season record 85 blocks for NM State.  Those 85 blocks helped the team set a team single-season record of 193 blocks.  After the 2013-13 season, Bhullar was named to the 2013 Kyle Macy Freshman All-American team, as announced by CollegeInsider.com.

The team features players from mid-major programs and is presented by CollegeInsider.com which also awards the Lou Henson Award annually to the top mid-major player in Division I.

Lou Henson was the head coach at NM State from 1966-75 and 1997-2005. When Henson left the game in 2005 he was sixth all-time in career Division I wins with 779. He is the winningest coach at both Illinois and NM State. Henson is one of only 12 coaches in the history of the game to take two schools to the Final Four.


Cameron Ayers; 6-5; Sr.; Bucknell

Travis Bader; 6-5; Sr.; Oakland

Jerrelle Benimon; 6-8; Sr.; Towson

Sim Bhullar; 7-6; So.; New Mexico State

Taylor Braun; 6-7; Sr.; North Dakota State

Jason Brickman; 6-0; Sr.; LIU-Brooklyn

De'Mon Brooks; 6-7; Sr.; Davidson

Glenn Cosey; 6-0; Sr.; Eastern Kentucky

Johnny Dee; 6-0; Jr.; San Diego

Troy Huff; 6-5; Sr.; North Dakota

Anthony Ireland; 5-10; Sr.; Loyola Marymount

D.J. Irving; 6-0; Sr.; Boston University

Damion Lee;    6-6      Jr.        Drexel

Javon McCrea; 6-7; Sr.; Buffalo

Elfrid Payton; 6-3; Jr.; UL-Lafayette

Rian Pearson; 6-4; Sr.; Toledo

Kendrick Perry; 6-0; Sr.; Youngstown State

Augustine Rubit; 6-7; Sr.; South Alabama

Wesley Saunders; 6-5; Jr.; Harvard

Bernard Thompson; 6-3; Jr.; Florida Gulf Coast

Lucas Troutman; 6-10; Sr.; Elon

Demetrius Treadwell; 6-7; Sr.; Akron

Jameel Warney; 6-8; So.; Stony Brook

Alan Williams; 6-7; Jr.; UC Santa Barbara

Pendarvis Williams; 6-6; Sr.; Norfolk State

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