2019 CCAA Men’s Basketball All-Canadians

2019 CCAA Men’s Basketball All-Canadians

The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association is proud to announce the 2019 CCAA Men’s Basketball All-Canadians.

The student-athletes, who are selected by their conference based on performance and contribution to the sport and their team, were honoured at a banquet during the 2019 CCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship, hosted by Langara College in Langley, BC.

Here are the 2019 CCAA Men’s Basketball All-Canadians:

Harry Fayle

 

Denver Sparks-Guest

 

VIU Mariners

 

Capilano Blues

The PACWEST Player of the Year led the Mariners to a 16-2 record and first-place finish in the conference. Fayle, a second-year guard, was among the PACWEST leaders with 19.6 points per game and 4.7 assists per game. He demonstrates tremendous competitiveness, effort and poise and is one of the best defensive players in the PACWEST. Fayle is a team-first player who is professional in his approach. He is a compassionate leader who has the trust and respect of all his teammates and coaches.

 

Sparks-Guest led the PACWEST in scoring and averaged 25.8 points per game. The fifth-year forward also ranked among the PACWEST leaders with 9.1 rebounds per game and 1.8 steals per game. Sparks-Guest elevated his game in all facets this season and led the Blues to an 11-7 record and third-place finish in the conference. Off the court, he is a Peer Mentor for his teammates and last summer, Sparks-Guest was a lead instructor at a basketball camp for First Nations Youth in the Similkameen Valley.



Ryan McLaren

 

John Smith

 

Concordia Thunder

 

SAIT Trojans

McLaren led the Thunder to a 20-4 record and first-place finish in the ACAC North Division. The ACAC Player of the Year ranked third in the conference with 23.3 points per game. McLaren, a fifth-year small forward, also racked up 6.0 rebounds per game. He is a dedicated student-athlete who is calm, composed and leads by example every time he steps onto the court. McLaren ends his collegiate career second all-time in the ACAC with 1,692 points.

 

Smith led the Trojans to a 20-1 record and first-place finish in the ACAC South Division. SAIT captured its third consecutive ACAC Men’s Basketball crown. The fourth-year guard ranked second in the ACAC with 23.9 points per game and was among the conference leaders with 91 assists and 33 steals. Smith set an ACAC record with an incredible 92 three-pointers. He is an instructor at the Makin’ Hoops Basketball Training Centre.


Van Hutchinson Jr.

 

Brandon Halliburton

 

Niagara Knights

 

Durham Lords

The OCAA Player of the Year led the conference with 12.9 rebounds per game, 7.0 assists per game and 2.8 steals per game. Hutchinson Jr. also ranked third in the OCAA with 25.1 points per game. The fourth-year guard led the Knights to a 15-5 record and third-place finish in the OCAA West Division. He has a competitive spirit like very few to go along with his dynamic athleticism. Hutchinson Jr.’s solid character is deeply rooted in his value of family and loyalty to his teammates.

 

Halliburton led all OCAA East Division players with 22.1 points per game. After a 4-5 start to the season, the third-year guard led Durham to an overall record of 14-6 and third-place finish in its division. A perennial scoring threat, the Lords captain is also known amongst his peers as a strong competitor. Halliburton currently ranks third in Men’s Basketball history at Durham with 1,277 career points in 60 games.


Élie Karojo

 

Karim Mane

 

Nomades de Montmorency

 

Vanier Cheetahs

Karojo led the Nomades to a 13-3 record and second-place finish in the RSEQ. The third-year forward ranked second in the conference with 9.8 rebounds per game and in the Top 5 with 18.9 points per game, 2.3 steals per game and 1.3 blocks per game. Karojo is a game changer who makes matching up a difficult task for opposing teams. His love for the game goes beyond practice time as he’s often found in the gym perfecting his craft on his own.

 

The RSEQ Player of the Year led the Cheetahs to a perfect 16-0 record and first-overall finish in the conference. Mane, a second-year point guard, was the top scorer for a balanced Vanier attack with 15.4 points per game. He also accumulated 6.9 rebounds per game. Mane has represented Quebec with the U15 and U17 program teams. He has an exceptional skill set with great court vision. Even at 6-foot-5, he has the speed and mobility to defend quick guards.


Jace Colley

 

Roosevelt Whyley

 

Holland Hurricanes

 

Holland Hurricanes

The ACAA Player of the Year led Holland to a perfect 21-0 record and first-place finish in the ACAA. Colley ranked second in the conference with 23.5 points per game. The second-year guard/forward averaged 8.0 rebounds per game and had a field-goal shooting percentage of 61.3. Colley was also among the ACAA leaders with 77 assists and 22 blocks. He has tremendous focus and determination to ensure he optimizes his basketball abilities and educational opportunities.

 

Whyley, a fifth-year forward, led the Hurricanes to the top of the ACAA standings with an unblemished record of 21-0. He led the conference with a 69.1 shooting percentage, ranked second with 10.1 rebounds per game and third with 21.4 points per game. “Chicken” Whyley has been a dynamic player at Holland who has worked hard to reach and maintain his athletic stature. He continues to excel on the floor and has also hit his academic stride.