MVC Basketball: All-Conference Teams

    
March 3rd, 2009


2009 All-Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Award Winners

The All-Bench Team and Most-Improved Teams, selected by the beat writers around the league, will be announced on Wednesday.

Thursday will feature the announcement of the Rawlings MVC Coach of the Year as well as the Prairie Farms Scholar-Athlete of the Year.  Also announced Thursday will be the MVC Scholar-Athlete Teams, which are selected by sports information directors around the league.

First Team All-Conference
Osiris Eldridge, Illinois State, 6-3, Jr., G
Shy Ely, Evansville, 6-4, Sr., G/F
Adam Koch, UNI, 6-8, Jr., F
Theron Wilson, Bradley, 6-5, Sr., F
Booker Woodfox, Creighton, 6-1, Sr., G
 
Second Team All-Conference
Kwadzo Ahelegbe, UNI, 6-2, So., G
Jonathan Cox, Drake, 6-8, Sr., F
Champ Oguchi, Illinois State, 6-6, Sr., G
P’Allen Stinnett, Creighton, 6-3, So., G
Josh Young, Drake, 6-1, Jr., G
 
Honorable-Mention All-Conference
Chris Cooks, Missouri State, 6-4, Sr., G
Jason Holsinger, Evansville, 5-11, Sr., G
Harry Marshall, Indiana State, 6-0, Jr., G
Bryan Mullins, Southern Illinois, 6-1, Sr., G
Jay Tunnell, Indiana State, 6-8, Sr., F
 
All-Newcomer Team
Kevin Dillard, Southern Illinois, 5-11, Fr., G
Ali Farokhmanesh, UNI, 6-0, Jr., G
Clevin Hannah, Wichita State, 5-11, Jr., G
Toure’ Murry, Wichita State, 6-4, Fr., G
Champ Oguchi, Illinois State, 6-6, Sr., G
 
All-Freshman Team
Kevin Dillard, Southern Illinois, 5-11, Fr., G
Johnny Moran, UNI, 6-1, Fr., G
Toure’ Murry, Wichita State, 6-4, Fr., G
Kyle Weems, Missouri State, 6-6, Fr., F
Kaylon Williams, Evansville, 6-4, Fr., G
 
All-Defensive Team (selected by coaches)
Kwadzo Ahelegbe, UNI, 6-2, So., G
Josh Dotzler, Creighton, 6-1, Sr., G
Osiris Eldridge, Illinois State, 6-3, Jr., G
Kenny Lawson, Creighton, 6-9, So., C
Bryan Mullins, Southern Illinois, 6-1, Sr., G
Dinma Odiakosa, Illinois State, 6-8, Jr., F
Theron Wilson, Bradley, 6-5, Sr., F
 
LARRY BIRD MVC PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Booker Woodfox, Creighton
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR – Champ Oguchi, Illinois State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR – Kevin Dillard, Southern Illinois
DEFENSIVE MVP – Bryan Mullins, Southern Illinois
SIXTH-MAN OF THE YEAR – Lucas O’Rear, UNI
ARMY NATIONAL GUARD DEFENSIVE TEAM OF THE YEAR – UNI