(MEAC) Delaware State senior center Kendall Gray was named the 2015 MEAC Player and Defensive Player of the Year.

Gray averaged 12.4 points and 12.4 rebounds, while starting all 30 games.

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He leads the nation in total rebounds, defensive rebounds and rebounds per game, hauling in a total of 371 boards this season, including 106 on the offensive end.

He also ranks seventh in the NCAA in double-doubles with 17.

Gray concluded the season with 83 blocks, 33 assists and 13 steals. In his final game of the season he recorded 33 points and 30 rebounds in a 104-92 victory over Coppin State.

This is the second time in conference history that a player earned both honors during the same season.

In 2011-12, Norfolk State’s Kyle O’Quinn became the first MEAC player to earn both honors in the same season.

MEAC Media Relations