Saint Mary's Matthew Dellavedova is the recipient of the 2013 Lou Henson National Player of the Year award. The award is presented annually to the top mid-major player.
October 2, 2013
2013-13 PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA TEAM
BOSTON (MA) -- Florida Gulf Coast's Bernard Thompson headlines the preseason All-America team, which was announced on Wednesday.
The Lou Henson Award is presented annually to the top Mid-Major player in Division I college basketball. The award is named in honor of Lou Henson who retired after a spectacular coaching career that lasted 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.
NOTE: Billy Baron (Canisius), Courtney Hawkins (UC Davis), Tyler Haws (BYU), Cleanthony Early (Wichita State), Jake Odum (Indiana State) and Kevin Pangos (Gonzaga) were named to the Lute Olson preseason All-America Team.