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Mitchell first team All-D-League

Add one more honor for Mad Ants guard Tony Mitchell.

The 6-foot-6 rookie who earlier was named the NBA D-League's Rookie of the Year was named to the All-D-League first team.

Mitchell, who averaged 21.3 points per game and twice broke the single-game scoring record, was named to the first team, selected by the 16 league head coaches.

Mitchell was also selected to the All-Rookie first team.

On the All-D-League first team, Mitchell joins current Los Angeles Lakers guard and D-League MVP Andrew Goudelock, formerly of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, former Bakersfield guard Jerel McNeal, now with Utah of the NBA, Sioux Falls forward Demetris Nichols and Bakersfield center Brian Butch.

Ants point guard Ron Howard, who averaged 19.1 points, was named honorable mention, and second-year guard Sadiel Rojas was named All-Defensive third team.

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