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Jenkins earns All-American honors

Hofstra's Charles Jenkins celebrates after hitting the game-winning

Hofstra's Charles Jenkins celebrates after hitting the game-winning three pointer at the buzzer of overtime against William & Mary. (Feb. 15, 2011) Credit: Jim McIsaac

Charles Jenkins is still earning honors.

Hofstra's senior guard was named a third-team All-American by both CBSsports.com and SportsIllustrated.com

Jenkins his seventh in the country in scoring with 22.9 points per game, and is the only player in the top 15 in scoring who is shooting over 50 percent from the floor (51.7 percent). He also averages 4.8 assists, the highest average of any player in the top 10 in scoring and has averaged 22.9 points on only 14.7 field goal attempts per game (1.56 points per shot).

Jenkins (2,499) is Hofstra's all-time leading scorer, good for second in CAA history, trailing only Navy's David Robinson.

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