2008-2009 Missouri Valley Conference Awards

2008-2009 NABC All-District (16) First Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Osiris Eldridge Illinois State Jr G 6-3 190 Jun 18, 1988
Shy Ely Evansville Sr GF 6-5 205 Jul 16, 1987
Adam Koch Northern Iowa Jr F 6-8 255 May 4, 1988
Theron Wilson Bradley Sr F 6-5 200 Mar 1, 1987
Booker Woodfox Creighton Sr G 6-1 185 Sep 6, 1986

2008-2009 NABC All-District (16) Second Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Kwadzo Ahelegbe Northern Iowa So PG 6-2 200 Jul 11, 1988
Jonathan Cox Drake Sr F 6-8 225 Sep 27, 1985
Bryan Mullins Southern Illinois Sr G 6-1 190 Jan 13, 1987
Champ Oguchi Illinois State Sr GF 6-6 200 Apr 28, 1986
Josh Young Drake Jr PG 6-1 170 Apr 26, 1988

2008-2009 Academic All-American First Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Jason Holsinger Evansville Sr G 5-11 177 Jun 22, 1986
Bryan Mullins Southern Illinois Sr G 6-1 190 Jan 13, 1987

2008-2009 MVC Player of the Year (Larry Bird Award)

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Booker Woodfox Creighton Sr G 6-1 185 Sep 6, 1986

2008-2009 MVC All-Conference First Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Osiris Eldridge Illinois State Jr G 6-3 190 Jun 18, 1988
Shy Ely Evansville Sr GF 6-5 205 Jul 16, 1987
Adam Koch Northern Iowa Jr F 6-8 255 May 4, 1988
Theron Wilson Bradley Sr F 6-5 200 Mar 1, 1987
Booker Woodfox Creighton Sr G 6-1 185 Sep 6, 1986

2008-2009 MVC All-Conference Second Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Kwadzo Ahelegbe Northern Iowa So PG 6-2 200 Jul 11, 1988
Jonathan Cox Drake Sr F 6-8 225 Sep 27, 1985
Champ Oguchi Illinois State Sr GF 6-6 200 Apr 28, 1986
P'Allen Stinnett Creighton So G 6-3 185 Oct 15, 1987
Josh Young Drake Jr PG 6-1 170 Apr 26, 1988

2008-2009 MVC All-Conference Honorable Mention

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Chris Cooks Missouri State Sr F 6-4 210 Dec 14, 1986
Jason Holsinger Evansville Sr G 5-11 177 Jun 22, 1986
Harry Marshall Indiana State Jr PG 6-0 190 Jan 28, 1988
Bryan Mullins Southern Illinois Sr G 6-1 190 Jan 13, 1987
Jay Tunnell Indiana State Sr FC 6-8 255 Aug 17, 1987

2008-2009 MVC Tournament Most Outstanding Player

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Osiris Eldridge Illinois State Jr G 6-3 190 Jun 18, 1988

2008-2009 MVC All-Tournament Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Kwadzo Ahelegbe Northern Iowa So PG 6-2 200 Jul 11, 1988
Osiris Eldridge Illinois State Jr G 6-3 190 Jun 18, 1988
Adam Koch Northern Iowa Jr F 6-8 255 May 4, 1988
Champ Oguchi Illinois State Sr GF 6-6 200 Apr 28, 1986
Booker Woodfox Creighton Sr G 6-1 185 Sep 6, 1986

2008-2009 MVC Defensive Player of the Year

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Bryan Mullins Southern Illinois Sr G 6-1 190 Jan 13, 1987

2008-2009 MVC All-Defensive Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Kwadzo Ahelegbe Northern Iowa So PG 6-2 200 Jul 11, 1988
Josh Dotzler Creighton Sr G 6-1 175 Dec 21, 1985
Osiris Eldridge Illinois State Jr G 6-3 190 Jun 18, 1988
Kenny Lawson, Jr. Creighton So FC 6-9 250 Sep 18, 1988
Bryan Mullins Southern Illinois Sr G 6-1 190 Jan 13, 1987
Dinma Odiakosa Illinois State Jr F 6-8 240 Dec 21, 1985
Theron Wilson Bradley Sr F 6-5 200 Mar 1, 1987

2008-2009 MVC Sixth-Man of the Year

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Lucas O'Rear Northern Iowa So F 6-6 255 Nov 24, 1988

2008-2009 MVC All-Bench Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Justin Bocot Southern Illinois Fr G 6-4 176 Sep 17, 1988
Travis Brown Northern Iowa Sr G 6-3 205 Jul 16, 1987
Will Creekmore Missouri State So FC 6-9 242 Apr 9, 1989
Lucas O'Rear Northern Iowa So F 6-6 255 Nov 24, 1988
Brandon Sampay Illinois State Sr F 6-8 255 Aug 18, 1986
Kenton Walker Creighton So PF 6-9 240 Jan 28, 1989
Antoine Young Creighton Fr G 6-0 175 Sep 18, 1989

2008-2009 MVC Freshman of the Year

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Kevin Dillard Southern Illinois Fr PG 6-0 182 Oct 15, 1989

2008-2009 MVC All-Freshman Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Kevin Dillard Southern Illinois Fr PG 6-0 182 Oct 15, 1989
Johnny Moran Northern Iowa Fr PG 6-1 190 Apr 18, 1990
Toure' Murry Wichita State Fr G 6-5 195 Nov 8, 1989
Kyle Weems Missouri State Fr F 6-6 232 Aug 23, 1989
Kaylon Williams Evansville Fr G 6-3 185 N/A

2008-2009 MVC Newcomer of the Year

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Champ Oguchi Illinois State Sr GF 6-6 200 Apr 28, 1986

2008-2009 MVC All-Newcomer Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Kevin Dillard Southern Illinois Fr PG 6-0 182 Oct 15, 1989
Ali Farokhmanesh Northern Iowa Jr G 6-0 190 Apr 16, 1988
Clevin Hannah Wichita State Jr G 5-11 165 Nov 15, 1987
Toure' Murry Wichita State Fr G 6-5 195 Nov 8, 1989
Champ Oguchi Illinois State Sr GF 6-6 200 Apr 28, 1986

2008-2009 MVC Most-Improved Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Kwadzo Ahelegbe Northern Iowa So PG 6-2 200 Jul 11, 1988
Carlton Fay Southern Illinois So F 6-8 230 Oct 1, 1988
Nate Garner Evansville Sr F 6-5 224 Jun 22, 1987
Emmanuel Holloway Illinois State Sr G 6-0 190 Jul 28, 1986
Adonte Parker Drake So G 6-0 186 Jun 23, 1989
Jay Tunnell Indiana State Sr FC 6-8 255 Aug 17, 1987

2008-2009 College Insider.com All-Tournament Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Sam Maniscalco Bradley So G 6-0 180 Nov 26, 1988
Chris Roberts Bradley Jr G 6-4 205 Mar 24, 1988
Theron Wilson Bradley Sr F 6-5 200 Mar 1, 1987

2008-2009 Cancun Challenge Triple Crown Overachiever Award

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Jonathan Cox Drake Sr F 6-8 225 Sep 27, 1985

2008-2009 Coaches vs. Classic All-Tournament Team

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Kevin Dillard Southern Illinois Fr PG 6-0 182 Oct 15, 1989

2008-2009 Coaches vs. Classic Carbondale Regional MVP

Player School Class Pos HT WT Birth Date
Carlton Fay Southern Illinois So F 6-8 230 Oct 1, 1988