Thursday, March 01, 2007

VCU's Grant named as CAA's top coach

CAA Coach of the Year Anthony Grant
From the banquet staged the night before the conference's postseason tournament is to begin, the Colonial Athletic Association reports:

"Hofstra University senior guard Loren Stokes was selected as the 2007 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball Player of the Year in voting by the league’s head coaches, sports information directors and members of the media. The announcement was made Thursday night at the league’s pre-tournament awards banquet in Richmond, Va. Also receiving top honors were VCU’s Anthony Grant as the CAA Coach of the Year, Northeastern freshman guard Matt Janning as the CAA Rookie of the Year, Drexel senior forward Chaz Crawford as the CAA Defensive Player of the Year..."

"...Joining Stokes on the All-CAA first team were Towson senior guard Gary Neal, Old Dominion senior forward Valdas Vasylius, Hofstra junior guard Antoine Agudio and VCU sophomore guard Eric Maynor."

Click here to see the second and third teams, plus more CAA news.

Click here to read my preview of VCU's prospects in the CAA tournament at
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