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Kyle Casey Lauded with Preseason Accolades

Sophomore Kyle Casey was the Ivy League Rookie of the Year last season (photo courtesy of Mitchell Layton).

Sophomore forward Kyle Casey of the Harvard men’s basketball team has been named to several All-Ivy League preseason teams, including Athlon Sports, Lindy’s and The Sporting News.  In addition, Casey, the reigning Ivy League Rookie of the Year, was honored as a “Player to Watch” by Yahoo Sports. 

Casey stood second on the Crimson in scoring last season with 10.4 points per game, and paced the squad with 5.1 rebounds per contest.  A product of Medway, Mass., he shot 91-of-174 from the field (.523) and was 16-of-42 from beyond the arc (.381).  He also blocked 27 shots, handed out 31 assists and had 10 steals during his rookie campaign. 
and Lindy’s placed Casey on the preseason all-conference first team, while The Sporting News named Casey to the all-conference starting five.  In addition, The Sporting News listed Tommy Amaker as the league’s top coach. 
Harvard will open its season by visiting George Mason Saturday, Nov. 13.  The Crimson will then host Holy Cross in the first home game of the season Wednesday, Nov. 17.