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Whaley and Kouvaris Selected to All-CAC Squad
YORK, PA - The York College men's basketball program received good news on Tuesday afternoon as senior guard Kevin Whaley (Dover, Pa./Dover) and junior forward Paul Kouvaris (Baltimore, Md./Cardinal Gibbons) were selected to the 2010-11 All-Capital Athletic Conference teams as announced by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. Whaley earned a berth on the first-team while Kouvaris was a second-team selection.
Whaley finished his second year in the Green and White earning his second All-CAC accolade, as he was a second-team selection last year. He finished the season averaging 16.8 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 3.5 assists per game. Whaley shot 40.6% from the floor, 35.2% from three and 82.1% from the free throw line. He led the team in scoring in 14 games as he reached double figures in 22 of his 26 contests. Whaley reached 20 points or more in eight games including a career-high 29 points in the January 19 win at Stevenson.
Whaley finished his two-year Spartan career with 852 points in 52 games, good for an average of 16.4 points, while he also recorded 192 rebounds, 162 assists, 37 blocked shots, 91 steals, and 102 three point field goals.
He ranked second in the CAC in scoring, tied for fourth in three-point field goals made, first in free throws made and fourth in free throws attempted, fourth in free throw percentage, sixth in assists, seventh in steals, and seventh in blocked shots.
Kouvaris was outstanding for the Green and White all season. He averaged 13.8 points and a team-best 6.6 rebounds per game. Kouvaris shot 59.3% from the floor and 67.2% from the free throw line for York. Kouvaris also had 37 steals, 36 assists, and nine blocked shots for the season.
Kouvaris lead the team in scoring in nine games including five of the Spartans' last seven games of the year. He reached double figures in 17 of his 25 games played including four 20-plus performances during the year. He established a new career-high with 28 points in the February 2 contest against St. Mary's while he also established a new career-high with 17 rebounds in the January 19 win over Stevenson.
The forward has amassed 831 points in 76 career games. He is a career 53.8% shooter from the floor while he has converted 68.6% from the free throw line. Kouvaris has 463 rebounds, 121 assists, 77 steals and 37 blocks in his three years in the Green and White.
Kouvaris will headline a strong group of Spartan returners next year as they look to improve on this year's 17-9 mark.