PC Men’s Basketball Announces End of the Year Player Awards for the 2017-2018 Season


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

Isaiah Jackson


Coca-Cola Most Promising Prospects

Nate Watson and Makai Ashton-Langford


Marvin Barnes Defensive Player of the Year Award

Jalen Lindsey


Lenny Wilkens Hustle Award

Kalif Young


Ryan Gomes Most Improved Player Award

Alpha Diallo


Thomas Romas Academic Award

Tommy Planek


Tommy checked in with a stellar 3.8 GPA.


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