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Claflin coach Ricky Jackson

Coach Ricky Jackson talks to his team during the Jan. 4 win in Orangeburg against Miles College.

CHRIS CLARK, T&D

Claflin University head men’s basketball coach Ricky Jackson was named Boxtorow 2017-18 Coach of the Year as announced by Boxtorow.

Senior Jaleel Charles was named to the Boxtorow All-America First Team.

Jackson led the Panthers to a 26-7 overall record (14-5 SIAC), their first SIAC Basketball Tournament Championship and to the semifinals of the NCAA South Regional. During the season, his team compiled a program-best 16-game win streak and closed the regular season with a six straight victories.

Jackson earlier was named the 2018 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outstanding Tournament Coach.

Charles averaged 13.8 points, eight rebounds, and 1.4 blocks during the 2017-18 season. He was named the 2018 SIAC Tournament Most Valuable Player and to the 2018 SIAC All Conference first team.

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