The 2017-2018 Big East All-League Teams were announced and Kyron Cartwright was selected as an honorable mention along with Marquette guard Andrew Rowsey. Cartwright was selected to the 2nd Team last season and was picked on the Pre-Season All-Big East 2nd Team, along with Rodney Bullock.
Here’s a look at the teams (*Denotes unanimous selection).
ALL-BIG EAST FIRST TEAM
*Kelan Martin, Butler, F, Sr.
Marcus Foster, Creighton, G, Sr.
Shamorie Ponds, St. John’s, G, So.
Mikal Bridges, Villanova, G/F, Jr.
*Jalen Brunson, Villanova, G, Jr.
*Trevon Bluiett, Xavier, G, Sr.
ALL-BIG EAST SECOND TEAM
Khyri Thomas, Creighton, G, Jr.
Marcus Derrickson, Georgetown, F, Jr.
Markus Howard, Marquette, G, So.
Angel Delgado, Seton Hall, C, Sr.
Desi Rodriguez, Seton Hall, F, Sr.
BIG EAST HONORABLE MENTION
Andrew Rowsey, Marquette, G, Sr.
Kyron Cartwright, Providence, G, Sr.
Cartwright led the Big East in assists for the 2nd straight year, finishing the season averaging 5.8 assists per game to go along with 11.4 ppg, 3.0 rpg, and 1.3 spg. Cartwright finished the season with slightly better than a 2:1 assist to turnover ratio.
Cartwright’s number in conference play were slightly better than his overall stats for the year. Kyron averaged 13.3 ppg (22nd), 5.8 apg (1st), 1.7 spg (3rd), and a 2.1:1 Assist to Turnover Ratio (3rd).
Cartwright was able to join the 1,000 point club for the Friars, currently sitting at 1,042 points heading into the Big East Tournament.
Kyron’s 623 assists place him in 3rd place All-Time in assists at Providence College
1. Vincent Council – 725
2. Ernie DiGregorio – 662
3. Kyron Cartwright – 623
4. Kris Dunn – 552
5. Billy Donovan – 546
6. Carlton Screen – 532
7. Ricky Tucker – 520
8. Bob Misevicius – 490
T-9. Erik Murdock – 487
T-9. Vin Ernst – 487
Kyron is 39 assists away from Ernie D and would need at least 4 stellar games in which he averaged 10 assists per game to overtake him. It’s not out of the realm of possibilities, but it’s going to be tough.