Toronto, ON – March 1st, 2013 – Georgian Grizzlies men’s basketball players Jevon Francis and Stefan Rudic were honoured during a ceremony held at the 2013 belairdirect OCAA Men’s Basketball Championship held at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Toronto-Markham on Thursday morning.
Jevon Francis, a fourth year Innisfil native, was named the OCAA East Division Defensive Player of the Year. Francis had the most defensive rebounds in the OCAA this season with 134 and averaged 10.5 rebounds per game, good for tops in the east division. In his last season with the Grizzlies, Francis averaged 11.4 points per game.
Stefan Rudic was named to the East Division All-Rookie Team for his efforts in his first season with the Grizzlies. The 6-foot-3 guard made an immediate impact with the Grizzlies this season averaging 11.2 points per game which places him third on Georgian this season. On four occasions this season he scored 20+ points and developed into one of the best players on the Grizzlies roster and will be a key part of their future.