Hofstra senior Jalen Ray was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District First Team and junior Isaac Kante earned a spot on the second team, it was announced this morning by the organization.
It marks the first NABC honor for both.
Ray, a member of the All-Colonial Athletic Association First Team, averaged a team-best 19.3 points per game this season, while also adding 3.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists, and 1.7 assists per game. He was twice named the CAA Player of the Week this season and three times earned a spot on the CAA Honor Roll. He also was on the CAA Championship All-Tournament Team.
Kante garnered All-CAA Second Team accolades in addition to his NABC honors after a strong season. He averaged 12.9 points and 10.1 rebounds per outing in 2020-21. One of only 21 players in the nation to average a double-double, he was the CAA Player of the Week on January 4 and earned a spot on the CAA Honor Roll on February 1.
Hofstra, which won 13 games this season, advanced to the semifinals of the CAA Championship for the third consecutive season. It marked the first time in the program’s CAA history (since 2001-02) that the Pride has made three straight semifinal appearances.
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