One day after announcing his decision to enter his name in the NBA draft, Alex Len captured the Len Bias Award as the most valuable player for the Maryland basketball team. Honors were passed out at the team banquet held at Riggs Alumni Center where players, coaches and supporters gathered to celebrate the Terrapins’ 25-win season.
Len also received the Len Elmore Award as the team’s leading rebounder with 298, and Buck Williams Award as the team’s top defensive player. Sophomore Dez Wells was presented the Greivis Vasquez Award as the most inspirational player. The award and Len’s MVP honor were decided by a vote of the players.
Freshman Jake Layman was presented the Juan Dixon Award (most improved) by the man who it was named for. Freshman Shaquille Cleare received the Walt Williams Award (most coachable). Junior Pe’Shon Howard won the Steve Blake Award for most assists. Senior Logan Aronhalt took the Tom McMillen Award (academic achievement). Aronhalt had a 4.0 grade-point-average in graduate-level courses as he pursues an advanced degree in exercise physiology.