Cambridge, Mass. (March 14) -- For the first time in program history, the MIT men's basketball team has three D3Hoops.com Northeast All-Region honorees in the same season with seniors Bradley Jomard (Paris, France), Tim Roberts (Oak Bluffs, Mass.) and AJ Jurko (Weston, Fla.) being selected. In addition, Jomard also earned a spot on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Northeast All-District First Team.
Jomard, the NEWMAC Athlete of the Year and a First Team All-Conference performer, was a First Team selection by both D3Hoops.com and the NABC for the first time in his career. Selected to play in this weekend's Reese's Division III College All-Star Game in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Jomard posted 25 double-digit scoring games this season that included a career-high 38 in a road win at Babson. For the season, he averaged 17.8 points, 5.9 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game while shooting 53.3 percent from the field. Jomard wrapped up his MIT career with 1,494 points, 531 rebounds, 400 assists, 117 steals and 68 blocks.
Roberts was named to the All-Region Second Team and was a NEWMAC First Team All-Conference selection for the first time in his career. Recently named as the Google Cloud Academic All-America Team Member of the Year for Division III men's basketball, Roberts shot an MIT single-season record 68.6 percent from the field that ranked him second in the country. He was the only player in the NEWMAC to average a double-double with 15.1 points and 10.8 rebounds and finished the season sixth in the nation with 18 double-doubles. In the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Roberts posted career highs in both points and rebounds as he put together a 28-point, 21-rebound effort. Finishing his MIT career with 961 career points, he also tallied 784 rebounds, 145 assists, 96 steals and 48 blocks.
Jurko was selected to the D3Hoops.com All-Region Third Team after earning a spot on the Fourth Team in 2017-18. A NEWMAC First Team All-Conference performer for the third time in his career, Jurko averaged a team-best 18.2 points per game while dishing out 7.4 assists per contest to go along with 3.1 rebounds and 46.2 percent shooting from the field. He led the NEWMAC in assist-to-turnover ratio at 2.4 and ranked second in both total assists (148) and total steals (50). The 2018 NEWMAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player, Jurko finished this year with eight games of 20+ points that were highlighted by a career-high 37 points in an overtime home win over Babson. He ended his MIT career with 1,313 points, 397 rebounds, 484 assists, 153 steals and 30 blocks.