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James McCann (left) and Adam Klie
McCann Named First Team All-CCAA, Klie Tabbed Freshman of the Year
Release: Wednesday 03/05/2014 

ONTARIO, Calif. - UC San Diego men's basketball players James McCann (Carlsbad/La Costa Canyon HS) and Adam Klie both earned California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) postseason honors at a league tournament banquet Wednesday evening.

McCann was named First Team All-CCAA, while Klie was selected as the conference's Freshman of the Year.

One of the most prolific players in program history, McCann led UCSD in scoring (15.6 points/game), field goals made (126), field goals attempted (302), free throws made (114), free throws attempted (144), free throw percentage (.792), assists (6.2/game) and steals (27). The point guard led all CCAA players in assists in league games and broke UCSD's Division II records for career and single season assists.

McCann scored his 1,000th point this season and finished his career ranked second on the school's DII scoring list. He totaled 10 or more points in 24 of 26 games this year.

McCann was an All-CCAA Second Team pick last season and was named the league's Freshman of the Year following his 2010-11 campaign. He is UCSD's first All-CCAA First Team selection since Jordan Lawley in 2010.

Klie had an impactful first season with the Tritons, averaging 10.1 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. He led the team in field goal percentage (.492) and was second in assists (38) and third in steals (23).

The Anchorage, Alaska, native tallied a career-best 24 points and was 9-for-15 from the field with four three-pointers against San Francisco State on Feb. 21.

Klie is UCSD's third CCAA Freshman of the Year honoree after McCann and Andrew Hatch (2005).

Cal State San Bernardino's Lacy Haddock was named the 2014 CCAA Player of the Year, while Chris Read of Cal State Stanislaus earned Newcomer of the Year accolades. CSUSB's Jeff Oliver was named the Coach of the Year.

UCSD finished its 2013-14 season with a 15-11 overall record, the team's most victories since its 2008-09 campaign.


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