Joseph Named D3Hoops.com All-Region Honoree
BOSTON, Mass. – Junior forward Carl Joseph (Brockton, Mass.) has been named a 2014 D3Hoops.com Northeast Region Third Team honoree as announced by the website late yester day evening.
For Joseph he becomes the first player in program history to be named to the All-Region team, with only other player to be recognized by D3Hoops.com was Vinny DeLucia, who was named Northeast Region Rookie of the Year in 2012.
Joseph's standout junior season was highlighted by a team and Little East Conference leading 17.8 points per game. In 24 games played this season, Joseph shot over 44% from the field and posted 10 or more points in every game but one.
He would score a career-high 26 points on three different occasions and was named the Little East Conference Player of the Week a total of two times. One of the Beacons top rebounders as well, Joseph totaled five double-doubles as he finished with 6.8 rebounds per game, which ranked him in the top-10 of the conference.
As a junior, Joseph led the Little East Conference in minutes played this season with an impressive 34.8 minutes of action. Defensively, he would close out the year with a combined 47 blocks, which ranked him in the top-5 in the conference and earned him a spot on the LEC All-Defensive Team.
A First Team All-Conference honoree, Joseph anchored the Beacons line-up every time he stepped onto the hardwood. In the first two games of his junior campaign, he recorded back-to-back double-doubles, which included a 26 point, 10 rebound performance in the Beacons first win of the year over Newbury College.
Later that month, he earned a spot on the UMass Boston Harbor Invitational All-Tournament team after carrying the Beacons to the tournament championship. In the first round game he finished with 11 points, before exploding for 26 in the title game against Wesleyan University (Conn.).
His best performance against a conference opponent came on February 18 when he posted a double-dboule of 21 points and 13 rebounds against the University of Southern Maine.