Charlotte sophomore point guard Pierria Henry was named to the Atlantic 10's all-defensive team Tuesday and freshman forward Willie Clayton made the league's all-rookie team.
Henry, also the league's co-defensive player of the week, is tied for the league lead with 2.8 steals per game. He also averages 5.3 rebounds, second on the team. At 6-4, he has rebounded in double figures five times this season, including in Charlotte's last two regular-season games
Clayton, a 6-8 forward, leads the 49ers in rebounding at 6.2 per game. He leads the league in field-goal percentage (58.6) and is second in offensive rebounding (3.1).
Temple's Khalif Wyatt was named the league's player of the year; Saint Louis's Jim Crews the coach of the year; Xavier's Semaj Christon the rookie of the year; Virginia Commonwealth's Briante Weber the defensive player of the year; Saint Louis's Cody Ellis the sixth man of the year and Xavier's Travis Taylor most improved. David Scott
Khalif Wyatt, Temple; Ramon Galloway, La Salle; Rotnei Clark, Butler; Dwayne Evans, Saint Louis; Chaz Williams, Massachusetts.
Juvonte Reddic, VCU; Treveon Graham, VCU; Semaj Christon, Xavier; Tyreek Duren, La Salle; Kevin Dillard, Dayton.
Darien Brothers, Richmond; Donald Roberts, Saint Joseph's; Kwamain Mitchell, Saint Louis; Jordair Jett, Saint Louis; Travis Taylor, Xavier.
Andrew Smith, Butler; Evans, Saint Louis; Nemanja Mikic, George Washington; T.J. DiLeo, Temple; Nikola Malesevic, Rhode Island.
Weber, VCU, Jett, Saint Louis; Pierria Henry, Charlotte; Roosevelt Jones, Butler; Darius Theus, VCU.
Semaj Christon, Xavier; Kellen Dunham, Butler; Derrick Colter, Duquesne; Willie Clayton, Charlotte; Melvin Johnson, VCU.