Mason Wang, Michael Riley tabbed All-MAC Commonwealth

Mason Wang

ANNVILLE, Pa. - Hood College's Mason Wang and Michael Riley were recognized in voting by the conference coaches with places on the All-Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth squads. 

Wang was named to the first team, while Riley secured a place on the second team. It is the first career all-conference honor for either player. It marks the first time that the Blazers have placed two players on the all-conference team since the 2006-07 season. 

Wang, a sophomore, ranks among the MAC Commonwealth leaders in seven statistical categories. The guard is fifth in the conference in scoring (17.0), tenth in 3-point field goal percentage (36.4), sixth in 3-point field goals per game (2.2), fifth in free throw percentage (81.1), fifth in made free throws (103), second in assist/turnover ratio (3.0) and second in steals (2.0). He scored at least 20 points on 10 occasions, including a 36-point outburst in a win over Lebanon Valley. He was twice named the conference player of the week.

Riley, junior, leads the MAC Commonwealth at 2.7 made 3-point field goals per game. The guard is sixth in the league in 3-point field goal percentage (38.7) but has made at least 20 more 3-pointers than any player ahead of him. Riley is third in free throw percentage (84.3) and seventh in steals (1.5). He leads Hood with 5.3 rebounds per game. He topped 20 points in a game five times, including back-to-back 22-point outings on his way to a conference player of the week nod during the final week of the regular season. 

The duo helped lead the Blazers to a 17-9 record, including 11-5 in the MAC Commonwealth. Hood finished second in the conference and hosted a semifinal contest for the first time in 11 years. 

Michael Riley

Below is the 2018-19 All-MAC Commonwealth Men's Basketball Team.
 

2018-19 All-MAC Commonwealth Men's Basketball Team  
Player of the Year: Da'Kquan Davis (So.), Arcadia    
Rookie of the Year: Malik Green (Fr.), Alvernia    
Coach of the Year: Justin Scott, Arcadia    
       
FIRST TEAM      
Name School Year Position
Da'Kquan Davis Arcadia Sophomore Guard
Phil Pierfy Arcadia Senior Forward
Colin Sareyka Messiah Junior Guard
Mason Wang Hood Sophomore Guard
Montaque Wright Stevenson Senior Guard
       
SECOND TEAM      
Name School Year Position
Matt Glogowski Messiah Sophomore Forward
Samuel Majekodunmi Albright Sophomore Guard
Ryan McMahon Widener Senior Guard
Michael Riley Hood Junior Guard
Josh Scott Arcadia Senior Guard
Mark Terrell Stevenson Junior Forward
       
HONORABLE MENTION      
Name School Year Position
Connor Laverty Widener Junior Guard/Forward
Evan Slone Arcadia Senior Forward
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