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University of Providence men’s basketball player Zaccheus Darko-Kelly was named an NAIA Preseason All-American by Basketball Times magazine.

Darko-Kelly was one of twenty players across the NAIA that the subscription-only magazine named a preseason All-American. He is one of two players in the Frontier Conference featured; Jovan Sljivancanin from Carroll is the other.

“It’s a great honor for him,” head coach Steve Keller said. “He’s been in that mix since last year. I’m glad to see him get the recognition he deserves.”

Darko-Kelly looks to improve upon one of the most stellar season in program history. As a junior, he averaged 22.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game while shooting 52% from the