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5 A.J. English

  • Preseason All-MAAC First Team and Lou Henson Preseason All-America Team prior to 2014-15.
  • Perimeter scoring threat with the ability to put points on the board in bunches.
  • Has a good stroke from behind the three-point line and can shoot it equally well off the dribble in the mid-range area.
  • Also has a good feel for attacking close-outs and can get it to the rim if necessary.
  • Son of A.J. English II, an All-American at Virginia Union University and two-year NBA veteran with the Washington Bullets from 1990-1992 where he averaged just under 10.0 points per game.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14):
  • Lone underclassman to earn All-MAAC First Team honors in 2013-14.
  • One of two Gaels to appear in and start all 33 games in 2013-14.
  • Averaged 17.2 points, 3.9 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.0 steals and 0.4 blocks.
  • Hit 84 three-pointers, the fourth highest single-season total in school history.
  • Recorded 26 double-digit efforts including 13 with 20+, three with 30+ and a season-high 32 points at Canisius on Feb. 9.
  • Posted two double-doubles with 11 points and 13 assists vs. Marist (Dec. 4) and 21 points and 13 assists vs. Monmouth (Feb. 14).
  • Had a season-high seven rebounds twice vs. George Mason (Nov. 23) and vs. Quinnipiac (Jan. 24).
  • Buried eight three-point field goals at Dayton (Dec. 19, 2013) matching the third highest single-game total in school history.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13):
  • Appeared in 17 games with six starts before being sidelined with a season-ending wrist injury.
  • Averaged 7.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists in 21.8 minutes per game.
  • Recorded a season-high 17 points in back-to-back games at Georgia (Dec. 15) and vs. Liberty (Dec. 18).
  • Posted six efforts of 10 or more points.
  • Was named MAAC Rookie of the Week three times (Dec. 17, Dec. 24, Jan. 7).
  • The Delaware native played for head coach Jeremiah Quinn at st. Thomas More Prep.
  • Averaged nearly 18 points per game in his post graduate season with the Chancellors and was named All-New England Prep School Athletic Conference Second Team.
  • As a senior in 2010-11, he helped lead Appoquinimink to a 15-5 overall mark and 12-2 in league play.
  • As a junior his squad was 12-9 and 7-5 that season.
  • Rated the No. 71 best prospect in the Class of 2011 by

2012-13 | 2013-14 | 2014-15

Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wilmington, DE
High School: Appoquinimink
Other College: St. Thomas More (CT)
Major: Criminal Justice
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