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Griffs' Kassius Robertson makes 2nd-team all-MAAC

Canisius College junior guard Kassius Robertson earned second-team honors on the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference all-star teams, announced Monday.

Canisius forward Jermaine Crumpton and Niagara guard Matt Scott both were third-team picks in the vote of the MAAC’s 11 coaches. Canisius point guard Malik Johnson was named to the all-rookie team.

In the vote of the MAAC’s women’s coaches, Canisius’ Sara Hinriksdottir and Niagara’s Victoria Rampado both were second-team selections.

The Canisius men earned the No. 7 seed and play No. 10 Marist in a pre-quarterfinal on Thursday. Niagara is the No. 9 seed and plays No. 8 Quinnipiac Thursday.

Robertson, from Toronto, ranks eighth in the MAAC in scoring at 16.5 ppg. Scott, a junior from Brooklyn, stands fifth in scoring at 17.3 ppg and is seventh in rebounding at 7.0 per game. Johnson, from Richmond, Va., ranks fifth in the MAAC in assists at 4.2 a game.

Top-seeded Monmouth put two players on the first team – senior point guard Justin Robinson, who led the MAAC in scoring at 19.7 ppg, and sophomore wing Micah Seaborn. The others on the first team were Iona forward Justin Washington, St. Peter’s center Quadir Welton and Fairfield guard Tyler Nelson.

The Canisius women are the No. 8 seed and play No. 9 seed Niagara in a pre-quarterfinal Thursday morning.

Hinriksdottir, a sophomore wing from Iceland, ranked sixth in the MAAC in scoring at 15.0 ppg. Rampado, a junior forward from Niagara Falls, Ont., led the MAAC in scoring at 16.9 ppg and ranks fourth in rebounding at 7.9 a game.

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