Strickland & Hicks Earn Spot on All-Midwest Region Squad

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference placed two men's basketball players on the All-Region teams. The honored athletes earned a spot on the All-Midwest region squad.

The website announced the recipients this morning with Rose-Hulman's Julian Strickland (Indianapolis, Ind./Pike) and Defiance's Ryan Hicks (Port Clinton, Ohio/H.S.) appearing on the All-Midwest region team.

Strickland, the HCAC Player of the Year, earned a spot on the All-Midwest region first-team for the second-straight season, while Hicks earned third-team accolades.

Players were nominated for these awards by the Sports Information Directors at the various schools. There were 689 players nominated nationwide. is a website devoted to the national coverage of NCAA Division III men's and women's basketball.

For the complete, 2014 All-Region Teams, click here.