IT'S NICE TO SHARE
Saddleback and Fullerton College shared a bulk of the awards for the All-Orange Empire Conference team.
The MVP's of the conference were Shawn Stith of Saddleback and Lance Coleman II of Fullerton. A first team selection last year, Stith averaged 15.9 points a game and averaged 7 rebounds. Coleman II led the conference in scoring at 19.5 ppg., and averaged 7.6 rebounds.
The Offensive Player of the Year nod went to Riverside City College's CJ Clark (16.2 ppg.), while the Defensive Player of the Year honors went to Fullerton's Ronne Readus, who led the OEC with 11.3 rebounds, and was second with 4 blocked shots.
Coaches Andy Ground and Perry Webster shared Coach of the Year honors.
Overall, the Gauchos and Hornets led the pack with 5 players each earning All-OEC awards.
ALL-OEC Men's Basketball Awards:
Coaches of the Year:
Perry Webster – Fullerton College, Andy Ground – Saddleback College
Lance Coleman II – Fullerton College
Shawn Stith – Saddleback College
Offensive Player of the Year:
CJ Clark – Riverside City College
Defensive Player of the Year:
Ronne Readus – Fullerton College
First Team All-Conference
Anthony Rice Copper Mountain College
JJ Overton Saddleback College
Mike Magee Cypress College
Tyler Goodlow Santiago Canyon College
Jailen Moore Fullerton College
Rodrick McCobb Fullerton College
Otto Taylor Riverside City College
Paulo Araujo Santiago Canyon College
Second Team All-Conference
Arash Poorsina Saddleback College
Chris Bailey Santa Ana College
Franky McQuay Riverside City College
Dominique Anderson Copper Mountain College
Omajae Smith Fullerton College
Captain Whitlock Saddleback College
Ramon Lopez Santa Ana College
Sean Birk Saddleback College