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UNCW's Keith Rendleman and Northeastern's Jonathan Lee

CAA Men's Basketball Countdown

Courtesy: CAA
          Release: 09/27/2012
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UNCW "Seahawks"

HEAD COACH: Buzz Peterson
2011-12 RECORD: 10-21/5-13 in CAA

STARTERS RETURNING (3)
Keith Rendleman, F 15.3 ppg, 10.0 rpg - 1st team All-CAA
Tanner Milson, G 5.5 ppg, 1.5 rpg
Cedrick Williams, F 5.5 ppg, 5.7 rpg

OTHER TOP RETURNEES
Craig Ponder, G 5.0 ppg, 2.5 rpg
Freddie Jackson, G 3.4 ppg, 2.7 rpg
Matt Wilson, F 2.1 ppg, 2.6 rpg

TOP NEWCOMERS
Tyree Graham, 6-1, 225, Sr., G - Transfer from Rutgers
Luke Hager, 6-8, 205, R-Fr., F

QUICK HITS
Rendleman had a breakout season in 2011-12, ranking sixth in the CAA in scoring (15.3 ppg), fourth in rebounding (10.0 rpg) and fourth in FG percentage (53.0%). The first-team All-CAA pick recorded 16 double-doubles and scored double figures 28 times. Williams led all CAA freshmen in rebounding with 5.7 rpg. He had a career-high 22 points and eight boards in UNCW's CAA Tournament victory over JMU. Milson scored double digits in seven of UNCW's final nine games last season. Ponder began last season as UNCW's starting point guard before suffering a season-ending injury.

 

NORTHEASTERN "Huskies"


HEAD COACH: Bill Coen
2011-12 RECORD: 14-17/9-9 in CAA

STARTERS RETURNING (4)
Jonathan Lee, G 14.5 3.8 3rd team All-CAA
Joel Smith, G 12.9 4.5
Quincy Ford, F 11.5 5.0 CAA All-Rookie
Reggie Spencer, F 6.8 5.1

OTHER TOP RETURNEES
Demetrius Pollard, G 1.7 0.6
Marco Banegas-Flores, G 1.0 0.3
Dinko Marshavelski, C 0.9 0.8 (injured last season)

TOP NEWCOMERS
Zach Stahl, 6-5, 201, Fr., G
David Walker, 6-6, 176, Fr., G

QUICK HITS
Lee, a 3rd-team All-CAA selection, ranked 9th in the league in scoring last season and tallied double figures 28 times. He was also among the top 10 in the conference in FG% (47.2%), assists (3.5 apg), FT% (78.6%) and 3-point FG% (41.7%). Smith was 13th in the CAA in scoring (13.9 ppg) and was fourth in the league with 72 three-pointers. Forward Quincy Ford made the CAA All-Rookie squad after contributing 11.5 ppg and ranking fifth in the conference in steals (1.9 spg). He scored double digits in 15 of the last 19 games. NU has been .500 or better in CAA play in six of the last seven years.

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