Friday, March 6, 2009

BREAKING NEWS: Jake O'Brien wins Rookie of the Year, Holland and Lowe on First Team, Wolff All-Defensive

The America East announced its end-of-the-season award winners Friday morning. BU sophomore forward John Holland (18.0 points per game, 5.6 rebounds per game) and junior guard Corey Lowe (16.6 points per game, 4.1 assists per game) were both selected as members of the All-Conference First Team while freshman Jake O'Brien (12.6 points per game, 4.6 rebounds per game) becomes the third consecutive Terrier to win the Rookie of the Year award. Tyler Morris won the award in 2006-07 and Holland won last year. It's the second time in conference history one school has featured three-consecutive ROY's (Siena: Steve McCoy (1985-86), Dwight Walton (1986-87), Marc Brown (1987-88)). Senior forward Matt Wolff also earned a spot on the all-defensive team.

Below are the full awards for the America East 2008-09 season or you can click here for the full release.

Major Awards:

Kevin Roberson Player of the Year
Marqus Blakely, Vermont

Coach of the Year
Kevin Broadus, Binghamton

Rookie of the Year
Jake O’Brien, Boston University

Defensive Player of the Year
Marqus Blakely, Vermont

All-Conference Awards:

First Team

John Holland So. G/F Boston University
Corey Lowe Jr. G Boston University
Darryl Proctor Sr. F UMBC
Marqus Blakely Jr. F Vermont
Mike Trimboli Sr. G Vermont

Second Team
Emanuel Mayben Jr. G Binghamton
D.J. Rivera Jr. F Binghamton
Jay Greene Sr. G UMBC
Tyrece Gibbs Sr. G New Hampshire
Muhammad El-Amin Jr. G Stony Brook

Third Team
Tim Ambrose So. G Albany
Will Harris Jr. F Albany
Reggie Fuller Sr. F Binghamton
Jaret von Rosenberg Sr. G Hartford
Colin McIntosh Sr. F Vermont

All-Rookie Team
Jake O’Brien Fr. F Boston University
Gerald McLemore Fr. G Maine
Tommy Brenton Fr. F Stony Brook
Bryan Dougher Fr. G Stony Brook
Garvey Young Fr. G Vermont

All-Defensive Team
Jerel Hastings Sr. F Albany
Reggie Fuller Sr. F Binghamton
Matt Wolff Sr. F Boston University
Marques Cox Sr. G Stony Brook
Marqus Blakely Jr. F Vermont

Check back later tonight for previews of this weekend's games as well as a live blog of the play-in game between No. 8 Maine and No. 9 Hartford.

1 comment:

The Old Man said...

A major award!
Would you look at that? Would you look at THAT?