Anderson Grabs Spot on All-Region Team

Anderson Grabs Spot on All-Region Team

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Raheem Anderson has been named to the 2018 men's All-Region second team. He becomes the first player in program history to earn back-to-back nods.

First team    
Pos. Player School Yr. Hometown
Jack Daly  Middlebury  Sr.  Eastchester, N.Y. 
Marcos Echevarria  Nichols  Jr.  Lynn, Mass. 
Jake Ross  Springfield  So.  Northampton, Mass. 
James Heskett  Williams  Jr.  Cincinnati, Ohio 
Jaqhawn Walters  Albertus Magnus  Sr.  Hartford, Conn. 
Second team    
Pos. Player School Yr. Hometown
Raheem Anderson  Husson  Sr.  Mirara, Fla. 
Tarchee Brown  Eastern Connecticut  Sr.  Rockville, Conn. 
Kena Gilmour  Hamilton  So.  New Paltz, N.Y. 
Bradley Jomard  MIT  Jr.  Paris, France 
Ty Nichols  Keene State Jr. Springfield, Mass. 
Third team    
Pos. Player School Yr. Hometown
G Keith Brown Endicott So. Pelham, N.H.
Bobby Casey  Williams  Jr.  Scranton, Pa. 
Austin Coene  Roger Williams  Jr.  Tyngsborough, Mass. 
Shaquan Murray  Salem State  Sr.  Boston, Mass. 
Mike Osgood  Plymouth State  Jr.  Nashua, N.H. 
Fourth team    
Pos. Player School Yr. Hometown
G AJ Jurko MIT Jr. Weston, Fla.
Vincent Pace  Tufts  Sr.  Bridgewater, N.J. 
Mike Pierre  Southern Vermont  Sr.  Melrose, N.Y. 
Garrisson Duvivier  Gordon  Jr.  Brockton, Mass. 
Mike Rapoza  Anna Maria  So.  Charlton, Mass.

The four-time All-Conference selection lead the team in points (548), scoring average (21.1), field goals made (196), field goal attempts (442), free throw percentage (.899), 3-point field goals attempts (148), free throws made (107), free throw attempts (119), assists (74), assists per game (2.8), steals (43), steals per game (1.7) and ranked second in rebounds (136) and rebounds per game (5.2) in 2018. The guard finished the season leading the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) in points, points per game and free throw percentage to en-route to earning back-to-back conference Player of the Year honors, becoming the first player to achieve this honor since Ray Alley in 1993 and 1994, and the third overall player to ever do this program history. Anderson is also just the fourth player in program history to be name player of the year twice in their HU Careers.

In 117 career games played, Anderson tallied 2,429 points, 344 assists, 500 rebounds, 166 steals, and 19 blocks, while shooting 37.6 percent (835-for-1844) from the floor, 33.1 percent (107-for-119) from behind the arc and 88.6 percent (480-for-542) from the free throw line. He averaged 20.8 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists, and 1.4 steals per game in his career.

He will finish his career as the program's all-time career leader in free throws made and free throw percentage, while being ranked among the program's career leaders in 3-point field goals made (2nd), 3-point field goals attempted (2nd), free throws attempted (2nd), field goals made (3rd), field goals attempted (3rd), points (3rd), scoring average (6th), assists (11th), steals (14th), steals average (tied for 19th), games played (12th) and assists average (20th).

Anderson earned All-American Honorable Mention, First Team All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), Second Team All-Northeast, National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) First Team All-Northeast honors and was chosen as ECAC New England Player of the Year in 2017, while being selected to the NAC All-Tournament Team in 2016 and 2017. He was named the NAC Tournament MVP in 2017.

He became the 31st Eagle captain to record 1,000 career points on February 6, 2016 in a 101-95 loss to Johnson and the 3rd captain to surpass the 2,000-career point mark on December 8, 2017 in a 69-52 win over Green Mountain.

Anderson is the 16th player in program history to score 1,000 or more points, grab 500 or more rebounds, record 150 or more assists and 150 or more steals in their career at Husson.

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