Baron, McCrea earn Honorable Mention All-America

A pair of Western New York college basketball stars picked up honorable mention All-American status today, with Billy Baron from Canisius and UB’s Javon McCrea both making the Associated Press list.

Baron, who averaged 24.1 points per game, along with 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists, is the first Canisius player to land on the list since 1985.

McCrea is the third Bull since 2005 to make the cut. He leaves as UB’s all-time leading scorer with 2,004 career points. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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