St. Cloud State men's basketball players Gage Davis and Sean Smith have each been named to the Bevo Francis watch list for the top 100-small college basketball players.  Davis is averaging a team best 23 points and 8.2 rebounds a game while Smith is averaging 13.8 points and 8.6 rebounds a game.

The Clarence "Bevo" Francis Award is annually presented to the men's basketball student-athlete who has the best overall season within NCAA Divisions II and III as well as the NAIA, USCAA and NCCAA.