UNCW's Cacok named to All-CAA first team

UNCW's Cacok named to All-CAA first team
Devontae Cacok and Jordon Talley take home NCCSIA honors (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - UNCW forward Devontae Cacok, who leads the nation in rebounding, was announced as a first-team All-CAA men's basketball selection Friday.

Cacok is averaging 13.8 rebounds per game and his 412 rebounds set a single-season school record.

The junior, who was eighth in the conference with 17.8 points a game, led the CAA with 22 double-doubles, the second most in the nation this season.

Senior guard Jordon Talley was a third-team selection for the Seahawks.

Cacok also was named to the all defensive team.

2017-18 CAA MEN'S BASKETBALL AWARD WINNERS

First Team All-CAA

Devontae Cacok, UNCW

Joe Chealey, Col. of Charleston

Vasa Pusica, Northeastern

Grant Riller, Col. of Charleston

Justin Wright-Foreman, Hofstra

Second Team All-CAA

Jarrell Brantley, Col. of Charleston

Tramaine Isabell, Drexel

Nathan Knight, William & Mary

Zane Martin, Towson

Tyler Seibring, Elon

Third Team All-CAA

David Cohn, William & Mary

Ryan Daly, Delaware

Rokas Gustys, Hofstra

Stuckey Mosley, James Madison

Justin Pierce, William & Mary

Jordon Talley, UNCW

CAA Player of the Year – Justin Wright-Foreman, Hofstra

CAA Coach of the Year – Bill Coen, Northeastern

CAA Rookie of the Year – Ryan Allen, Delaware

CAA Defensive Player of the Year – Shawn Occeus, Northeastern

CAA Sixth Man of the Year – Bolden Brace, Northeastern

Dean Ehlers Leadership Award – Tyler Seibring, Elon

CAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year – Paul Rowley, William & Mary

CAA All-Rookie Team

Ryan Allen, Delaware

Darius Banks, James Madison

Matt Lewis, James Madison

Tomas Murphy, Northeastern

Jalen Ray, Hofstra

CAA All-Defensive Team

Devontae Cacok, UNCW

Cameron Johnson, Charleston

Nathan Knight, William & Mary

Shawn Occeus, Northeastern

Austin Williams, Drexel

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