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March 14, 2012

Ohio Wesleyan University senior Tim Brady (Dublin/Jerome) was selected to play in the Reese’s Division III All-Star game, it was announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

The game is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va., as part of the NCAA Division III championship weekend. The Division III national championship game is set for 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Brady was a first-team All-Great Lakes District selection by the NABC. He will play for the West squad, to be coached by former Ohio Northern coach Gale Daugherty.

Coaching the East squad will be former Ohio Wesleyan head coach Gene Mehaffey, who guided the Battling Bishops to the 1988 national championship and 4 North Coast Athletic Conference championships.

Brady, a wing player, led the NCAC in scoring with an average of 22.5 points per game. He ranked third in the league in free throw percentage (.798), eighth in steals (1.3/game), and 10th in 3-point field goal percentage (.366). Brady was a first-team All-NCAC selection for the third straight season.

Brady was a first-team all-conference selection and was named NCAC Player of the Year, becoming Ohio Wesleyan’s first NCAC Player of the Year selection since the 2003-04 season.

The Battling Bishops finished the season with a 20-8 record. Ohio Wesleyan finished third in the NCAC championship race with an 11-5 record, advanced to the semifinals of the conference tournament, and made its first appearance in the NCAA Division III tournament since 2008.