Quisenberry Named All-Horizon League Second-Team, Covington All-Defensive Team

Darius Quisenberry (Photo by Robert Hayes)
Darius Quisenberry (Photo by Robert Hayes)

Indianapolis, Ind. -- Youngstown State freshman Darius Quisenberry was named to the All-Horizon League Second-Team and the All-Freshmen Team, and sophomore Garrett Covington was named to the Horizon League All-Defensive Team after a vote of the league's head coaches, athletic communications personnel and select media, the Horizon League announced. 

Quisenberry was a three-time league freshman of the Week and leads the Penguins in scoring (13.9 ppg), assists (3.7 apg) and steals (1.3 spg). He also averaged 16.3 points per game against league opponents.  In all games, he ranked 15th in scoring, sixth in assists and seventh in steals. He also set the YSU freshman 3-pointers made record with 51 and the YSU Division I freshman scoring record with 430. 
 
Quisenberry is the first freshman in school history to earn all-conference honors, and his selection marks the fourth consecutive year and the seventh time in eight seasons a YSU player was named to the all-league team. 
 
Covington, who averaged 10.7 points per game, typically defended the opponents top scorer and averaged 1.13 steals per game. He also averaged 2.5 defensive rebounds per game.

2019 Horizon League Men's Basketball Award Winners
Player of the Year: Drew McDonald, Northern Kentucky
Defensive Player of the Year:
D.J. McCall, IUPUI
Freshman of the Year:
Antoine Davis, Detroit Mercy
Sixth Man of the Year: Jaylen Minnett, IUPUI
Coach of the Year: Scott Nagy, Wright State

All-League First Team (alphabetical by school)
Antoine Davis, Detroit Mercy
Sandy Cohen III, Green Bay
Drew McDonald, Northern Kentucky
Xavier Hill-Mais, Oakland
Loudon Love, Wright State

All-League Second Team (alphabetical by school)
Tyree Appleby, Cleveland State
Camron Justice, IUPUI
Tarkus Ferguson, UIC
Bill Wampler, Wright State
Darius Quisenberry, Youngstown State

All-Freshman Team (alphabetical by school)
Rashad Williams, Cleveland State
Antoine Davis, Detroit Mercy
Braden Norris, Oakland
Malachi Smith, Wright State
Darius Quisenberry, Youngstown State

All-Defensive Team (alphabetical by school)
D.J. McCall, IUPUI
Jalen Tate, Northern Kentucky
Parker Ernsthausen, Wright State
Mark Hughes, Wright State
Garrett Covington, Youngstown State