The National Junior College Athletic Association announced its 2008 menís basketball All-Americans today and Seward County Community College sophomore Darko Cohadarevic was selected honorable mention. Cohadarevic, the Region VI Tournament Most Valuable Player, led the Saints averaging 15.4 points and 8.0 rebounds per game this season. He guided the Saints to their first NJCAA Tournament appearance in a decade, where he garnered All-Tournament recognition averaging 18 points and over six boards per contest. Cohadarevic becomes the fifth Seward County menís basketball player to earn All-American recognition, joining Devonne Giles (2003, 1st Team), Jamal Brown (2001, 1st Team), Kevin Houston (1998, 1st Team) and Carlo Walton (1995, 2nd Team).

Cohadarevic led the Saints to a Jayhawk West Conference title, a Region VI Tournament championship and to the NJCAA Tournament third-place trophy. It was the Saints first conference championship since 2002. Cohadarevic also earned Jayhawk West First Team All-Conference and First Team NJCAA All-Region VI honors this season.

The 6-foot-8 post from Belgrade, Serbia, was the fourth Region VI player selected to the NJCAA All-American list, following Bobby Maze (1st Team) of Hutchinson C.C., Antonio Hansen (2nd Team) of Independence C.C., and Montrell McDonald (Hon. Mention of Cowley College.

Cohadarevicís sophomore season was highlighted by helping guide the Saints to a 32-6 overall record. He scored at least 20 points in 11 games and led the team in scoring on 13 occasions. Cohadarevic recorded a team-high nine double-doubles, posted 10 games with a double-figure total in rebounds and started in 36 games for SCCC.

Cohadarevic, who has verbally committed to Texas Tech University, finished his two-year Seward County career in eight all-time career and single-season top 10 statistical record books, including sixth in career rebounds (438), ninth in career blocked shots (60), ninth in single-season field goals (221), ninth in single-season rebounds (303), ninth in single-season free throw shooting percentage (.756, 90-119), 10th in career 3-pointers (90), 10th in career field goals (321) and 10th in career free throw shooting percentage (.738, 110-149).