Horizon League Awards

March 2nd, 2009

The Horizon League announced the winners of its post season awards today. Votes were cast by HL head coaches, media members, and sports information directors. And the winners are...

Player of the year: Matt Howard (Butler)

Newcomer of the Year: Gordon Hayward (Butler)

Defensive Player of the Year: Cedric Jackson (Cleveland State)

Sixth Man of the Year: Ryan Tillema (Green Bay)

Coach of the Year: Brad Stevens (Butler)

ALL-HORIZON FIRST TEAM

Matt Howard, Butler
Gordon Hayward, Butler
Josh Mayo, UIC
Ryan Tillema, Green Bay
J'Nathan Bullock, Cleveland State

ALL-HORIZON SECOND TEAM

Todd Brown, Wright State
Rahmon Fletcher, Green Bay
Tone Boyle, Milwaukee
Urule Igbavboa, Valpo
Cedric Jackson, Cleveland State

ALL-HORIZON DEFENSIVE TEAM

Cedric Jackson, Cleveland State
Scott VanderMeer, UIC
Will Graham, Wright State
Terry Evans, Green Bay
Matt Howard, Butler

ALL-NEWCOMER TEAM

Gordon Hayward, Butler
Tone Boyle, Milwaukee
James Eayrs, Milwaukee
DeAndre Mays, Youngstown State
Shelvin Mack, Butler

Your Thoughts: Butler was well represented. Although leaving Veasley off the all-defense team is a shame. Do you agree/disagree with the selections. What about POY? Did they get it right? If not, who else? Tillema? Bullock? Hayward?