Shakael Pryce shakes off a defenderPoint guard Shakael Pryce was named an OUA all-rookie; Lancer men’s basketball teammate Thomas Kennedy also earned an all-star nod.

Men’s cagers named all-stars

Ontario University Athletics recognized outstanding seasons by two Lancer men’s basketball players Wednesday, awarding them all-star status.

Freshman guard Shakael Pryce joined the all-rookie team after averaging 14.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per game; second-year forward Thomas Kennedy’s league-leading 258 rebounds earned him a third team berth. He also averaged 18.6 points per game and totalled 38 steals and 29 blocks.

The young pair give head coach Chris Cheng a solid foundation for the future.

“They are both very deserving,” he said. “They both were instrumental to our season and the growth this program has made from last season.”

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