KC Devils Receive Post Season Honors
The Kaskaskia College Blue Devils Basketball Team is proud to announce that two players, sophomore Steven Julian (Louisville, KY) and freshman Kewan Smith (Chicago), have both received post season honors.
Steve Julian was named to the 2017 All-Region Team. He averaged 10.5 points per game, 8.7 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 2.1 blocks, and 1.6 steals. His finished the season with a 51% Field Goal Average.
KC coach Brian Hancock says, “Steve has been a consistent performer for the past two seasons at both ends of the floor. This season he finished second in the district in rebounding and guarded many of our opponent’s top offensive players. A very versatile forward whose athleticism and energy sparked our team throughout the season”.
Kewan Smith is a 2017 All-GRAC selection. He averaged 16 points per game and 18.1 points per game in conference play. He also averaged 4.7 assists per game (135 total) and 1.9 steals.
Hancock says of Smith, “Kewan led our team in scoring and assists as a freshman in a very competitive region. Both his quickness and competitiveness allowed him to succeed as an undersized guard. As a point guard he understood our offensive and defensive schemes and showed the ability to communicate to his teammates”.
The Blue Devils finished their season with a record of 19-12 overall and 5th place in the region.