After an impressive 17-3 season and finishing first place in the East Division, Kingslee D'Silva, Chris Fields, Haany Ahmed and Naseem Barry were recognized at the OCAA Men's Basketball Awards Banquet for their impressive seasons.
In his final collegiate basketball season, Kingslee D'Silva was named an East Division first-team All-Star. The veteran forward was a staple point for the George Brown Huskies. His high basketball IQ and effort put him in a position to succeed. He filled up the stat sheet averaging 14.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.6 steals and a block per game, while also shooting over 50% from the field. Kingslee was a crucial piece on offence hitting double-digit points in all but two games this year. Thanks to his effort and unselfish play the Huskies finished the season first in the East Division.
For D'Silva's full 2019-20 stats click here.
Haany Ahmed was named an East Division second-team All-Star for the first time. The second-year guard was the definition of a floor general. His vision, anticipation and basketball IQ are elite. Ahmed experienced a career year putting up 10.5 points, 4.3 assists and 3.0 steals per game. He finished second in the province in steals per game and seventh in assists per game. The mentality of unselfish play is critical for a point guard. The ball movement is continuous for George Brown on a nightly basis, and that starts at the point guard position.
For Ahmed's full 2019-20 stats click here.
Chris Fields took home the East Division Defensive Player of the Year award for the second straight year. The fourth-year guard is a lockdown defender for George Brown. He is the perfect mix of agility, quickness, aggressiveness and toughness that can get under the skin of opposing players. Fields has a natural ability to force turnovers as he led the province with 3.2 steals per game and second in total steals with 57. Both of which are career-highs for him.
His intensity and engine never stops, which was a significant catalyst for the Huskies elite defence this season. Once Fields slaps his hands together, he is locked in and ready to cause havoc.
For Fields' full 2019-20 stats click here.
Naseem Barry has not looked out of place in his first season with the Huskies, and the league has recognized it. The forward earned a spot on the East Division All-Rookie Team thanks to his impressive play. Barry posted top-notch numbers for a rookie averaging 13.9 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.2 blocks per game. What was even more impressive was his efficiency shooting over 51% from the floor. The Huskies relied on him to score on a nightly basis, where he hit double-digit points in every game. He made an impact in all facets because of his size, talent and basketball knowledge.
For Barry's full 2019-20 stats click here.