The Friars Men’s Basketball Team had their end of the year banquet and announced the individual awards for the 2017-2018 basketball season. The Friars finished 5th in the Big East with a 21-14 overall record, including 10-8 in Big East Conference play en route to their 5th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance.
Without further ado, here are the award winners…
Jimmy Walker Most Valuable Player Award
Kyron Cartwright and Rodney Bullock
This was the second year in a row that Kyron and Rodney shared this award.
John Zannini Coaches Award
Coca-Cola Most Promising Prospects
Nate Watson and Makai Ashton-Langford
Marvin Barnes Defensive Player of the Year Award
Lenny Wilkens Hustle Award
Ryan Gomes Most Improved Player Award
Thomas Romas Academic Award
Tommy checked in with a stellar 3.8 GPA.
— Bob Driscoll (@PCBobDriscoll) April 15, 2018