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THE LOU HENSON AWARD

USC Upstate's Ty Greene accepts the 2015 Lou Henson award at the CollegeInsider.com Award's Banquet on April 3 in Indianapolis.

Jan. 7, 2016

MID-SEASON PLAYER OF YEAR HONORS

BOSTON, MA -- Evansville's Egidijus Mockevicius is the recipient of the Lou Henson award mid-season honors. 
 
The 6-foot-10 senior leads the nation in rebounding (14.5 rpg) and is averaging 17.9 points per game for the Purple Aces. 
 
Mockevicius has posted double-digit rebound totals in all but one game this season. He grabbed 21 rebounds against both Missouri State and Santa Clara. He had 26 points and 14 rebounds in a win over Belmont.
 
The native of Lithuania has helped Evansville to its best-ever ranking in the Mid-Major Top 25. 
 
The Lou Henson Award is presented annually to the Mid-Major player in division I college basketball. 
 
The award is named in honor of Lou Henson who coached 41 years. When he left the game in 2005 he was sixth all-time in career Division I wins with 779. He is the winningest coach at both Illinois and New Mexico State. He is one of only 12 coaches in the history of the game to take two schools to the Final Four. 

The recipient of the 2016 award will be announced at the CollegeInsider.com Award Presentation on April 1 in Houston, site of the men’s division I national championship

NOTE: Ron Baker (Wichita State), D.J. Balentine, (Evansville), Kyle Collinsworth (BYU), Kahlil Felder (Oakland) and Kyle Wiltjer (Gonzaga) were named to the Lute Olson Mid-Season Watch List.
 

2015-16 LOU HENSON MID-SEASON WATCH LIST

Paris Bass 6-8 So. Detroit
Anthony Beane 6-2 Sr. Southern Illinois
Joel Bolomboy 6-9 Sr. Weber State
Nathan Boothe 6-9 Sr. Toledo
Evans Bradds 6-7 Jr. Belmont
Josh Braun 6-4 So. Grand Canyon
Martin Breunig 6-8 Sr. Montana
John Brown 6-8 Sr. High Point
Obi Emegano 6-3 Jr. Oral Roberts
A.J. English 6-4 Sr. Iona
Quincy Ford 6-8 Sr. Northeastern 
Juan'ya Green 6-2 Sr. Hofstra
Kevin Hervey 6-8 Jr. UT Arlington
Peter Hooley 6-4 Sr. Albany
Casey Jones 6-5 Sr. Chattanooga
Maodo Lo 6-3 Sr. Columbia
Shawn Long 6-9 Sr. UL-Lafayette
Egidijus Mockevicius 6-10 Sr. Evansville
Dallas Moore 6-1 Jr. North Florida
Mamadou Ndiaye 7-6 Jr. UC Irvine
Deondre Parks 6-1 Sr. South Dakota State
Alec Peters 6-9 Jr. Valparaiso
Justin Robinson 5-8 Jr. Monmouth
Justin Sears 6-8 Sr. Yale
Pascal Siakam 6-9 So. New Mexico State
Rashawn Thomas 6-8 Jr. Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Matt Tiby 6-8 Sr. Milwaukee
Fred VanFleet 6-0 Sr. Wichita State
Thomas Walkup 6-4 Sr. Stephen. F. Austin
Jameel Warney 6-8 Sr. Stony Brook
Wes Washpun 6-1 Sr. Northern Iowa

 


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