Shabazz Napier pulled in another honor this week. The Huskies’ leading scorer was named District 1 Player of the Year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
Napier and Ryan Boatright were members of the District I, basically New England, First Team, which also included Ryan Anderson of Boston College, Kadeem Batts and Bryce Cotton of Providence, Alex Francis of Bryant, Xavier Munford of Rhode Island, Wesley Saunders of Harvard and Kyle Vinales of Central Connecticut.
Napier averaged 17.1 points per game this season, Boatright averaged 15.4.
Bill Coen of Northeastern was the district’s coach of the year.
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