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Nick Novak Named Basketball Times Preseason All-American - 10/24/12


Nick Novak Tabbed Basketball Times Preseason All-American
     10/24/12...Pitt-Johnstown senior guard Nick Novak (Murrysville, Pa.) was one of 24 NCAA Division II basketball players to be named Preseason All-American by the publication Basketball Times when this year's team was released on Wednesday... (Complete List)
Novak led the Mountain Cats in both scoring (19.5 ppg.) and assists (4.1 apg.) on his way to being named First-Team All-WVIAC in 2011-12.  Novak, who became the 23rd Mountain Cat to reach the 1,000-point plateau at Glenville State (WV) College on December 3, also led the team in free-throw percentage at 85.8% and was second in field goal percentage at 58.5%.
     He ranked 17
th in NCAA Division II in field goal percentage, 30th in scoring and 42nd in free-throw percentage following his junior season.
     Novak enters the 2012-13 season ranked eighth on the Mountain Cat All-Time Scoring List with 1,409 points and seventh on the all-time assists list with 384.
     Novak paced the Mountain Cats in scoring 13 times, including a season-high 30 points at Seton Hill on January 21. He also led the team in assists 17 times.
     Last summer, Novak represented the United States as a member of the
Global Sports Select/All-Star Basketball Team that competed in Belgium and Holland.