Friday, March 07, 2008

Maynor and Shuler All-CAA

VCU junior guard Eric Maynor (pictured above with the ball) was named as the 2008 Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year on Thursday night at the league's awards banquet here in Richmond. William and Mary’s Tony Shaver was also honored as the CAA Coach of the Year.

The voting was done by the conference’s head coaches, sports information directors and beat reporters.

Maynor (684 votes) averaged 17.8 points per game and 5.3 assists per contest. In addition to Maynor the others on the All-CAA First Team were: George Mason's senior forward Will Thomas (631 votes); Hofstra's senior guard Antoine Agudio (597 votes); UNC Wilmington's senior guard T.J. Carter (511 votes); VCU's senior guard Jamal Shuler (480 votes ).

On the league's Second Team were (in order of voting): Folarin Campbell, Mason; Matt Janning, NU; Vlad Kuljanin, UNCW; Frank Elegar, Drexel; Gerald Lee, ODU.

Update: Will Maynor turn pro after the season? Click here to read the answer in Tim Pearrell's "Leap Year?" in Friday's Richmond Times-Dispatch.

2 comments:

Kevin said...

Will you be at the Colluseum this weekend? I'm coming down for the GMU game on Saturday...go Patriots!

F.T. Rea said...

Kevin,

Yes, I have a press credential for the tournament. I'll be posting my coverage at http://fdhub.net/.