Special from Dodge City Community College
[FORD COUNTY, Kan.]
For the first time since 2017, the Dodge City men's basketball team has an individual earn NJCAA All-American honors as Themus Fulks was named second-team NJCAA All-American after a great season. Fulks is the first Conquistador since 1984 to earn second-team or higher NJCAA All-American honors.
Fulks and the Conquistadors put together a season that saw the program finish 30-5 setting a team record for wins and made the National Tournament in Hutchinson for the first time since 1974, while winning the Region VI title and KJCCC title for the first time since 1982 and 2007, respectively.
During the season Fulks was a key piece of what the Conqs were able to accomplish as he helped lead the charge. Fulks averaged 17.1 points per game on 55.4% shooting and shot 41.5% from three-point range while adding 3.6 rebounds, 5.4 assists, and 1.5 steals per game. He led the KJCCC in assists per game and total assists (190 – 48 more than second-place) while ranking 11th in the nation in free throws made (145) and total assists.
Fulks also etched his name in the school record books as he finished the season fourth in single-season points (600), field goals made (219), and assists, while also ranking fifth in free throws made in a single season and sixth in career field goal percentage (55.4% - minimum 350 attempts).
He also earned KJCCC Newcomer of the Year, first-team All-KJCCC, Region VI Tournament MVP, and NJCAA Division I National Tournament All-Tournament team honors.