MEAC ANNOUNCES 2020-21 MEN’S BASKETBALL PRESEASON HONORS

NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 22, 2020 – North Carolina A&T State University senior guard Kameron Langley was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Basketball Preseason Player of the Year, the conference announced today. Norfolk State was selected as the preseason favorite to win the MEAC’s Northern Division, while North Carolina Central was tabbed to win the MEAC’s Southern Division.

All awards were voted on by the conference’s head coaches and sports information directors.

Langley, who earned First Team All-MEAC honors, led the nation in assists per game (8.0), total assists (247) and triple-doubles (2) last season. He set the school and MEAC’s all-time assists records and continues to set the standard. He had 12 games with 10 or more assists, including a MEAC Tournament-record 15 against Howard on March 11. He led the MEAC in assist/turnover ratio (2.4) and finished second in the MEAC in steals per game (2.1)

Joining Langley on the Preseason All-MEAC First Team are Coppin State’s DeJuan Clayton and Koby Thomas, North Carolina Central’s C.J. Keyser and Howard’s Maker.

The 2021 MEAC Basketball Tournament will be held March 8-13 at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.

 

 

2020-21 Preseason All-MEAC Teams
As voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors

Preseason Player of the Year: Kameron Langley, North Carolina A&T State

First Team
Name Pos. Ht. Class School Hometown
Kameron Langley G 6-2 Sr. North Carolina A&T State High Point, N.C.
DeJuan Clayton G 6-2 Sr. Coppin State Bowie, Md.
C.J. Keyser G 6-3 Sr. NC Central Baltimore, Md.
Koby Thomas F 6-6 Sr. Coppin State Philadelphia, Pa.
Makur Maker G/F 6-11 Fr. Howard Orange County, Calif.
Second Team
Name Pos. Ht. Class School Hometown
MJ Randolph G 6-4 Jr. Florida A&M Pensacola, Fla.
Joe Bryant G 6-1 Jr. Norfolk State Norfolk, Va.
Troy Baxter, Jr. F 6-9 Sr. Morgan State Tallahassee, Fla.
Wayne Bristol, Jr. G 6-6 S0. Howard Upper Marlboro, Md.
Jordan Perkins G 6-1 Sr. NC Central Greensboro, N.C.
Third Team
Name Pos. Ht. Class School Hometown
Joe French G 6-5 So. Bethune-Cookman Orlando, Fla.
Pinky Wiley G 5-11 Sr. Delaware State Chesterfield, Va.
Devante Carter G 6-3 Sr. Norfolk State Newport News, Va.
Tyler Maye G 6-1 Sr. North Carolina A&T State Farmville, N.C.
Da’Shawn Phillip G 6-5 So. Maryland Eastern Shore Baltimore, Md.

 

About the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) celebrates its 50th year of intercollegiate competition with the 2020-21 academic school year. Located in Norfolk, Va., the MEAC is made up of 11 outstanding historically black institutions across the Atlantic coastline: Bethune-Cookman University, Coppin State University, Delaware State University, Florida A&M University, Howard University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University and South Carolina State University.

(Story and Information courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference)