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      Raffa makes All-Big South First Team

      CCU guard Anthony Raffa makes All Conference team.

      From CCU Athletics:

      Raffa Named First Team All-Conference CHARLOTTE, N.C. ?? Coastal Carolina men??s basketball senior guard Anthony Raffa was named First Team All-Big South Conference the league announced on Sunday.

      This is Raffa??s second all-conference selection after being named to the second team last season. Raffa was a preseason first team selection as well this season.

      The Sea Isle City, N.J., native ended the regular season averaging a team-high and second in the conference 19.0 points per game. He ranked second on the team with 41 assists and 52 steals. He scored 20 points or more in 15 contests and scored in double-figures in all but two games this season. He ranks in the top-30 in the NCAA in scoring and was ranked in the top-10 earlier this season.

      Raffa ranks eighth in career scoring at CCU despite playing just three seasons. He has 1,447 points in a CCU uniform. He also ranks fifth in the CCU record books for career free throws made with 297. He has led the Chants in scoring 19 times this season including scoring a career-high 34 points against Florida International. He ranks second in the Big South in scoring, sixth in steals, eighth in 3-point field goal percentage, 3-point field goals made and field goal percentage and 10th in free throw percentage.

      2012-13 Big South Conference Post Season Awards

      First-Team All-Conference Stan Okoye, F, Sr., VMISaah Nimley, G, Soph., Charleston SouthernAnthony Raffa, G, R-Sr., Coastal CarolinaJohn Brown, F., R-Fr., High PointJeremy Atkinson, F., Sr., UNC Asheville

      Second-Team All-Conference Allan Chaney, F., Gr., High PointTashan Newsome, G, R-Sr., Gardner-WebbTrey Freeman, G, Soph., CampbellJavonte Green, F., Soph., RadfordArlon Harper, G, Soph., Charleston Southern

      All-Freshman Team John Brown, F, High PointMichael Kessens, F, LongwoodWill Weeks, F, UNC AshevilleAdam Weary, G, High PointRashun Davis, G, Radford

      All-Academic Team Darren White, F, Sr., CampbellPaul Gombwer, F, Soph., Charleston SouthernTyler Strange, G, Soph., Gardner-WebbJohn Caleb Sanders, G, Jr., LibertyStephen Shockley, G, Sr., LongwoodKyle Noreen, F, Soph., RadfordKeith Hornsby, G, Soph., UNC AshevilleStan Okoye, F, Sr., VMIDerrick Henry, G, Soph., Winthrop

      Player of the Year Stan Okoye, F, Sr., VMI

      Freshman of the Year John Brown, F, High Point

      Defensive Player of the Year D.J. Covington, F, Jr., VMI

      Coach of the Year Chris Holtmann, Gardner-Webb

      Scholar-Athlete of the Year John Caleb Sanders, G, Jr., Liberty