Team preview: Bradley
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Sommerville led the MVC in rebounding and finished third in scoring on the way to earning first-team all-league honors. He also became the first Brave newcomer to sink 50 three-point baskets in a season (51) and scored in double figures in 29 of his 31 games.
He accomplished this while playing in front of hometown fans that remembered his legendary days of high school ball at nearby Central High. "He was in an extreme spotlight last year ... and he put us on his back and carried us," Les said. "It always helps when your team's best player is also the hardest worker."
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