Cameron named ECAC Player of the Year

Cameron named ECAC Player of the Year

DANBURY, Conn. – Wesley College junior guard Brian Cameron put the cap on an impressive 2018-19 season by being named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Player of the Year on Friday. Along with being awarded the ECAC Player of the Year, Cameron was named to the All-ECAC First Team.

Cameron tallied 26.6 points per game, which was good for fourth-best in the country, and set a new program record in scoring with 718 points. Cameron also ranked sixth in the nation in total field goals made (244), seventh in field goal attempts (494) and 24th in three-point field goal percentage (.444).

Always a threat to score, Cameron hit double figures in all but one game on the year and scored 20 or more points in 23 of Wesley's 27 games. He turned it on in the final two months of the season. During January and February, Cameron averaged 28.1 points per game with six of his eight 30-plus points performances coming during that stretch. He recorded a career-high 45 points in Wesley's Atlantic East quarterfinal triumph over Cabrini on

Cameron factored in on the glass and finding open teammates. He reeled in 6.7 rebounds per game, which led the team and sat him seventh in the Atlantic East Conference. He dished out 77 assists on the year to tie for ninth-most in the conference.

At season's end, Cameron was selected as the Atlantic East Player of the Year and earned spots on the and National Basketball Coaches Association All-Atlantic Region First Teams and All-Atlantic East Conference First Team.

Awards poured in for Cameron during the season as he collected the Atlantic East Player of the Week award five times, was selected on the Team of the Week four times and was named the ECAC Division III Player of the Month for December and February.

This ECAC honor marks the second time the conference has honored Cameron as he was tabbed for the All-ECAC Second Team following his sophomore campaign in 2017-18. Cameron joins Paul Reynolds in 2012-13 as Wesley recipients of the ECAC Player of the Year award.