NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Senior Kylan Guerra of the Thomas Jefferson University men's basketball team became the fourth Ram to be named the CACC Player of the Year and leads a quartet of Jefferson standouts on the All-CACC Team. In addition, Herb Magee was tabbed the conference's Coach of the Year for the third time. The news was announced by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference on Tuesday.
KYLAN GUERRA – CACC PLAYER OF THE YEAR, ALL-CACC FIRST TEAM
Guerra earned All-CACC honors for the second time after being named to the second team in 2018-19. He was also the conference's Rookie of the Year in 2016-17. The senior ranks in the top ten in the conference in several categories: first in assist/turnover ratio (3.3), second in assists (5.8), third in steals (2.0), fifth in three-point field goal percentage (41.2), ninth in scoring (15.8) and tied for 10th in three-pointers (61). He has six 20-point games and three contests with double-digit assists. The White Plains, N.Y. native scored a career-high 27 points against USciences this season and is just the second player in Rams history to record 1,500 points, 500 rebounds and 500 assists. Guerra was selected the CACC Player of the Week one time and to the CACC Honor Roll twice.
DEVAUGHN MALLORY – ALL-CACC FIRST TEAM
Mallory garnered his second straight All-CACC First Team nod after making the squad in 2018-19. He ranks third in the conference in scoring (18.7) and rebounding (9.8), sixth in field goal percentage (54.2) and seventh in free throw percentage (84.9). His 13 double-doubles are tops in the CACC and tied for 17th in Division II. The Smryna, Del. native reached 30 points three times this year, including a career-high 31 twice. Mallory earned CACC Player of the Week honors twice and was a member of the CACC Honor Roll five times.
JOSH BRADANESE – ALL-CACC SECOND TEAM
Bradanese is a first-time All-CACC selection. He is fourth in the conference in three-pointers (69) and eighth in scoring (16.1) and three-point field goal percentage (40.4). The Billerica, Mass. resident has registered over 20 points in 11 games, including a career-high 30 at Queens. The senior also grabbed a career-best 20 boards at Goldey-Beacom. Bradanese was tabbed the CACC Player of the Week one time and to the CACC Honor Roll once.
DEONDRE BOURNE – ALL-CACC THIRD TEAM
Bourne earned All-CACC distinction for the first time in his career. The sophomore ranks second in the CACC in three-pointers (73), third in three-point field goal percentage (43.7) and eighth in free throw percentage (84.8). He is averaging 14.1 points per game. Bourne has reached the 20-point mark seven times with a high of 29 on two occasions. He has made a season-high seven three-pointers three times. The Brooklyn, N.Y. native was a three-time member of the CACC Honor Roll.
HERB MAGEE – CACC COACH OF THE YEAR
Magee, in his 53rd season, led the Rams to a 25-3 regular season mark. Jefferson went 18-1 in the CACC, clinching its second straight South Division title and claiming the number one overall seed in the CACC Tournament. The Rams have risen into the national top ten this season, ranking as high as seventh. Magee became just the second coach in NCAA history to record 1,100 victories when the Rams topped Kutztown on November 19. Magee was previously chosen the conference's Coach of the Year in 2007-08 and 2009-10.