Collins, Phillips Receive MEAC Honors

Howard University's Dadrian Collins and Mike Phillips have been named to the 2010 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference All-Rookie team.

Collins, a 6-6 freshman forward from Williamsburg, VA, finished second on the team in scoring with 8.5 points per game. The sharpshooter from Montrose Christian also led the team in three pointers made (57) and in three-point shooting percentage (38 percent) and he was fifth in the conference in those categories. Collins played in all 31 games and started 20. He scored a career high 21 points against Norfolk State this season and was named Rookie of the Week three times.

Phillips also had an outstanding freshman campaign. The 6-7, 200-pound native of Fredricksburg, VA finished fourth on the team in scoring (7.1 points per game) and led the team in rebounding (5.1 per game). He tied for third in steals (13) and recorded a double-double of 15 points and 16 rebounds against Niagara. Phillips played in 30 games and started 24 and posted career bests in scoring (17 vs Loyola) and rebounding (16 vs Niagara). Phillips was also named Rookie of the Week three times.

Note: It is the first time that Howard has had two players named to the All-Rookie team.