Welcome! Login | Register

Blizzard Juno Hits Scituate—Blizzard Juno Hits Scituate

Blizzard Juno Hits The East Side and Pawtucket—Blizzard Juno Hits The East Side and Pawtucket

Blizzard Juno Hits Newport—Blizzard Juno hits Newport

Lifespan’s Closings and Cancellations in Anticipation of Juno—Lifespan health system has cancelled all outpatient procedures,…

Organize + Energize: 5 Reasons Paper Clutter Forms—You know if you have paper management issues.

Robert Kraft Addresses Deflategate In Surprise Press Conference—Patriots Chairman & CEO Robert Kraft addressed the…

Riley: Japonica, A Mystery to Rhode Islanders—I wanted to check in on a little…

The 10 Greatest Blizzards in Rhode Island History—Which winter storm reigns supreme?

Send GoLocalProv Your Blizzard Juno Photos—Take part in all of the Snowstorm drama…

David Brussat, Dr. Downtown: Hallucinogens in Kennedy Plaza—The “upgraded” Kennedy Plaza reopened last week


Bryant places three on all-NEC team

Tuesday, March 04, 2014


The Bryant Bulldogs placed three members of the men's basketball team on the all-NEC post-season squads, announced Tuesday.  It's the second straight year for Bryant to have three players earn all-conference honors, as the program enters the post-season  for a second year in Division I. 

Senior forward Alex Francis, junior guard Dyami Starks and senior guard Corey Maynard all earned accolades for their 2013-14 performances, as the Bulldogs finished the regular season with an overall record of 18-13, and 10-6 (3rd place) in the Northeast Conference.  Francis began his career at Bryant by winning the NEC Rookie of the Year award, and he ends it with back-to-back first team all-NEC selections.  With 2,078 points and 984 boards in his career, the Harlem, NY product could become the first player in conference history to finish with 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.   He the NEC's sixth all-time leading scorer and with one point will become the only player in league history to rank in the top-five in career scoring and rebounding. This season Francis finished third in the NEC in scoring (19.0), second in rebounding (8.3), and first in field goal percentage (.578) and double-doubles (11).

Starks, a 2nd team pick, was a four-time Choice Hotels/NEC Player of the Week in 2013-14. He started the year by dropping 35 points on nationally ranked Gonzaga and never looked back, finishing the regular season fourth in the NEC with 18.9 ppg. A Duluth, MN native, he is also third in the league with 2.9 treys per game and has five games of 30+ points on the year.  In the two seasons since his arrival as a transfer from Columbia, Bryant has won 37 games and Starks has scored 1,095 points.

Maynard earned 3rd team honors and eased into the starting point guard role for Bryant this season with 35 3-pointers and a team-best 4.3 assists per game.  The Australian native has been a fixture for the Bulldogs, who enter the NEC Tournament as the number 3 seed. He is averaging 13.5 ppg, good for 11th in the conference, and he enters the postseason with 1,043 career points.

Bryant will look for a program first Wednesday night at the Chace Athletic Center on the Smithfield campus, playing Saint Francis (PA) at 7:00 pm and hoping to earn a Division I post-season win for the first time. 


Related Articles


Enjoy this post? Share it with others.