Men's Basketball

    Hoosiers Host Inaugural Awards Banquet

    Go Hoosiers! Senior Errek Suhr received eight awards at men's basketball's inaugural awards banquet.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Senior Errek Suhr received eight awards at men's basketball's inaugural awards banquet.
    Go Hoosiers!

    March 5, 2007

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana men's basketball team held its first annual awards banquet under head coach Kelvin Sampson Monday evening. Sampson and his staff handed out 14 awards and honored the team at Alumni Hall in the Indiana Memorial Union.

    Hoosier radio play-by-play broadcaster Don Fischer served as emcee of the event and former Hoosier Wayne Radford (1975-78) presented Earl Calloway, Errek Suhr and Roderick Wilmont with their senior rings.

    Suhr led all Hoosiers, bringing home eight honors. Wilmont secured five awards, while Calloway and junior D.J. White claimed three awards each. White and Wilmont shared the Outstanding Player Award. Former Hoosier great Landon Turner was also in attendance and was honored by the team.

    Below is a list of the awards and winners:

    Student-Athlete Award (Best GPA): Adam Ahlfeld
    Leadership Award: Errek Suhr, Roderick Wilmont
    Take Charge Award (Most Charges): Errek Suhr
    Community Award: Adam Ahlfeld, Errek Suhr
    Most Improved Player: Armon Bassett
    Tight White Award (Top Second Team Player): Errek Suhr
    Hoosier Board Award (Top Positives On/Off Court): D.J. White
    Mr. Hustle Award: Errek Suhr
    Best Defensive Player Award: Earl Calloway
    Best Rebounder Award: D.J. White
    Landon Turner Most Inspirational Award: Errek Suhr, Roderick Wilmont
    Academic Achievement Award: Earl Calloway, Errek Suhr, Roderick Wilmont
    Outstanding Player Award: D.J. White, Roderick Wilmont
    Senior Award: Earl Calloway, Errek Suhr, Roderick Wilmont

    Indiana clinched sole possession of third place in the Big Ten and the third seed in the conference tournament with its 94-63 victory over Penn State on Saturday. The Hoosiers head to Chicago to face the winner of the Illinois-Penn State game on Friday, March 9. The game will be televised on ESPN Plus with a 9:10 p.m. EST tip.

     

     

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