Sacred Heart University's men's basketball players, Joey Reilly and Alex Sobel, have received College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-District honors for their outstanding performance both on the court and in the classroom. The duo's success has led to their selection on the 2023-24 Academic All-District® Men's and Women's Basketball Teams, recognizing the top student-athletes nationally for their combined achievements.

By the Numbers
  • Alex Sobel averaged 12.3 points per game and led the team in rebounds with an average of 7.4 per game.
  • Sobel achieved a remarkable field-goal percentage of .598, ranking as the fifth-best in the league, and concluded the season as the leader in blocks with 86 throughout the year.
  • Joey Reilly scored an average of 11.3 points per game and secured a spot on the All-NEC third team for the second consecutive year.
  • Reilly showcased his prowess from beyond the arc with a three-point field goal percentage of .405, ranking in the top three in the NEC.
State of Play
  • Alex Sobel was honored with an All-NEC second team selection and was nationally ranked in blocks and blocks per game throughout the season.
  • Joey Reilly finished as the third-leading scorer on the team and stood out with his impressive three-point field goal percentage in the NEC.
What's Next

The Academic All-District honorees will advance to the CSC Academic All-America ballot, with the first, second, and third-team Academic All-America honorees to be announced on April 17, 2024.

Bottom Line

Joey Reilly and Alex Sobel shine not only on the basketball court but also in the classroom, exemplifying the dedication and excellence that student-athletes bring to their academic and athletic pursuits.