PHILADELPHIA – The Ivy League has announced its All-Ivy teams for the 2013-14 men’s basketball season, and University of Pennsylvania senior forward Fran Dougherty is the Quakers’ loan representative as a second-team selection. This is Dougherty’s first All-Ivy honor at Penn.
Dougherty ended the season second in scoring for Penn, at 12.7 points per game, and its rebounding leader with 7.3 boards per contest. In Ivy League play, those numbers jumped up to 13.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Among Ivy League players, Dougherty finished second in conference rebounding, ninth in conference scoring, and third in conference field-goal percentage (.559).
Dougherty hit double figures in scoring 18 times in 2013-14 (reaching the 20-point mark three times) including 11 of Penn’s 14 Ivy League contests. He also had six double-doubles, five of them coming in conference play. Dougherty also had 30 assists, 20 blocked shots, and 27 steals on the season.
Harvard junior Wesley Saunders was selected the Ivy League Player of the Year, while Princeton freshman forward Spencer Weisz was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Year. Saunders was one of two unanimous selections to first-team All-Ivy, along with Princeton's T.J. Bray; they were joined on the first team by Brown's Sean McGonagill, Columbia's Alex Rosenberg, and Yale's Justin Sears.
Harvard put three players on the second-team All-Ivy -- Siyani Chambers, Steve Moundou-Missi, and Laurent Rivard. They were joined by Dougherty and Columbia's Maodo Lo.
Five players received honorable mention All-Ivy: Kyle Casey (Harvard), Nolan Cressler (Cornell), Brandyn Curry (Harvard), Javier Duren (Yale), and Cedric Kuakumensah (Brown),
Penn finished the 2013-14 season with a 70-65 loss at Princeton on Tuesday night; the Quakers ended the campaign with an 8-20 overall record, 5-9 in Ivy League play.