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Brown's Sullivan Earns Capital One Academic All-America Men's Basketball First-Team Honors

Brown's Matthew Sullivan
Brown's Matthew Sullivan

2012-13 Capital One Men's Basketball Academic All-America Teams

Courtesy of Brown Athletic Communications

TOWSON, Md. -- Brown senior guard Matthew Sullivan has been named to the 2012-13 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Men's Basketball First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Sullivan (Wilmette, Ill.) joins Aaron Craft from Ohio State, Kelly Olynyk from Gonzaga, Mason Plumlee from Duke, and Cody Zeller from Indiana on the first team.

An economics major with a perfect 4.0 GPA, Sullivan is averaging 14.4 points and 4.6 rebounds per game for the Bears. Sullivan is the Ivy League's third leading scorer, and he recently tossed in a career high 27 points, including the game-winning trey, against Columbia.

A two-year team captain, Sullivan has connected on 157 career three-pointers, seventh best in Brown basketball history. Sullivan, who has started in 86 of 111 career games played, is chasing 1,000 career points. He needs 46 points with six games to play.