Seton Hall’s Jared Rhoden was named to the Portsmouth Invitational All-Tournament Team after helping lead his team to the consolation game of the prestigious event.
In three games over a four-day span, the 6-foot-6 Rhoden averaged 15.7 points and 6.7 rebounds while helping the Norfolk Sports Club win the consolation game over Mike Duman Auto Sales, 87-58.
Ex-Wagner guard Alex Morales of Paterson had 15 points for Mike Duman Auto Sales in the loss.
Georgia Tech’s Mike DeVoe was named the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament MVP after going for 25 points, 7 rebounds 4 assists and 2 steals to lead Sales Systems Ltd. to the championship.
UConn wing Tyrese Martin also made the All-Tournament Team after averaging 19.7 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 2.3 assists, including two double-doubles.
Rhoden has signed with agent Austin Walton as he pursues his professional career.
A native of Baldwin, N.Y., Rhoden was named a first-team All-Big East selection and averaged 15.5 points and 6.7 rebounds for a Pirates team that went 22-11 and lost to TCU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. He scored 1,270 career points at Seton Hall.
Playing in the NBA and joining Seton Hall alums Sandro Mamukelashvili and Myles Powell is Rhoden’s ultimate goal.
“Yes, definitely, that’s his ultimate goal and we know that he’s going to make that happen for himself,” his mother Rosa told NJ Advance Media in February. “He wants that for himself and he’s worked hard for it. He’’s always been a kid that set his mind from a younger age.”
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Adam Zagoria is a freelance reporter who covers Seton Hall and NJ college basketball for NJ Advance Media.