Rembert Named A.I.I. Co-Defensive Player of the Year, Thompson A.I.I. Honorable Mention

Rembert Named A.I.I. Co-Defensive Player of the Year, Thompson A.I.I. Honorable Mention

Boston, MA- After a strong defensive season for junior Brandon Rembert, he was able to prevent the individual award shout out by Stillman College by being named Co-Defensive Player of the Year by the conference on Thursday night.


Rembert led all A.I.I. players with 61 steals and averaged nearly five rebounds per game. He chipped in 11.5 points per game. Stillman's Hoskins grabbed 6.1 rebounds per game and had 47 steals on the season. Joining Rembert for a post season award is senior Jamontay Thompson who was named to the A.I.I. Honorable Mention Team. These accolades are added to the already illustrious post season for both players with both being named to NIAC All-Conference Teams and Rembert being named NIAC Defensive Player of the Year.


A.I.I. officials also announced this year's first, second and honorable mention all-conference teams, along with the Champions of Character team, at the pre-championship tournament banquet. The honorees were:


Player of the Year: Rafael Adams, Stillman

Co-Defensive Players of the Year: Brandon Rembert, Fisher (Mass.) and Montego Hoskins, Stillman

Newcomer of the Year: DaQuan Forrest, Stillman

Coach of the Year: John Teasley, Stillman


A.I.I. First Team

Rashad Richardson, Indiana Northwest

Andrew Romero III, Johnson & Wales (Colo.)

Rafael Adams, Stillman

DaQuan Forrest, Stillman

Montego Hoskins, Stillman


A.I.I. Second Team

Ethan Davidson, College of the Ozarks        

Canyon Smith, College of the Ozarks

RJ Scott, Fisk

Zach Thompson, Lincoln Christian

Bryce Simmons, Northern New Mexico


A.I.I. Honorable Mention

Randy Stanley, Crowley's Ridge

Jamontay Thompson, Fisher (Mass.)

Nakia Hendricks, Haskell Indian Nations

Tristan Keah-Tigh, Haskell Indian Nations

Walid Aly, Northern New Mexico

Jaylin Stewart, Stillman

Alex Brooks, Voorhees

Demetrius Evans, Voorhees

Charles Vines, Washington Adventist