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Five VCU Rams, in their inaugural Atlantic-10 conference appearance, scored top basketball honors on the list released Tuesday by the A-10 conference.

Briante Weber, who is among the nation’s leader in steals, was named Defensive Player of the Year.  The sophomore from Chesapeake averages 2.8 steals a game.

Junior Juvonte Reddic and Sophomore Treveon Graham earned spots on the second team.

Senior Darius Theus, who ranks third nationally in steal percentage and third in conference per steals, was honored on the all-defensive team.

Freshman Melvin Johnson landed on the all-rookie team.

The full list of winners is below, and it includes another Richmonder, but from a different university: Darien Brothers, with University of Richmond, scored a place on the third-team.

2012-13 Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Basketball End of Season Awards 

Player of the Year

Khalif Wyatt, TU

Defensive Player of the Year

Briante Weber, VCU

Rookie of the Year

Semaj Christon, XU

Coach of the Year

Jim Crews, SLU

Sixth Man of the Year

Cody Ellis, SLU

Chris Daniels Most Improved

Travis Taylor, XU

First Team All-Conference

  • Khalif Wyatt, TU
  • Ramon Galloway, LAS
  • Rotnei Clarke, BU
  • Dwayne Evans, SLU
  • Chaz Williams, UM

Second Team All-Conference

  • Juvonte Reddic ,VCU
  • Treveon Graham, VCU
  • Semaj Christon, XU
  • Tyreek Duren, LAS
  • Kevin Dillard, UD

Third Team All-Conference

  • Darien Brothers, UR
  • Ronald Roberts, SJU
  • Kwamain Mitchell, SLU
  • Jordair Jett, SLU
  • Travis Taylor, XU

All-Academic

  • Andrew Smith, BU
  • Dwayne Evans, SLU
  • Nemanja Mikic, GW
  • T.J. DiLeo, TU
  • Nikola Malesevic, URI

All-Defensive Team

  • Briante Weber,VCU
  • Jordair Jett, SLU
  • Pierria Henry, CHA
  • Roosevelt Jones, BU
  • Darius Theus, VCU

All-Rookie Team

  • Semaj Christon, XU
  • Kellen Dunham, BU
  • Derrick Colter, DUQ
  • Willie Clayton, CHA
  • Melvin Johnson, VCU
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