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THE LOU HENSON AWARD

The 2019-20 Lou Henson National Player of the Year Award will be announced in April 2020 in Atlanta, GA.

Jan. 9, 2020

THE MID-SEASON WATCH LIST

BOSTON, MA -- The 2019-20 Lou Henson Award mid-season Watch List was announced on Thursday.

The Lou Henson Award is presented annually to the nation's top Division I mid-major player.

The award honors Henson, the former Illinois and New Mexico State coach who won 775 games in 41 seasons.  Henson is the winningest coach in Illinois basketball history with 423 victories. During his 21 seasons (1975-1996), Henson led the Fighting Illini to 16 postseason appearances, including 12 NCAA tournaments and a Final Four appearance in 1989.

Henson, who is also the all-time winningest coach in New Mexico State history with 289 victories, is one of only 11 coaches to take two different schools to the NCAA Final Four. His teams have made 19 NCAA appearances and four NIT appearances.

The 2019-20 Lou Henson National Player of the Year Award will be announced in April 2020 in Atlanta, GA, site of the men's Division I NCAA Basketball Championship.

Players on teams from the following conferences are eligible for the award: America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Colonial, Great West, Horizon, Independents, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, Southwestern, Summit, Sun Belt, West Coast.


2019-20 LOU HENSON MID-SEASON WATCH LIST
 
Milan Acquaah * 6-3 Sr. Cal Baptist
Paul Atkinson 6-10 Jr. Yale
Trae Berhow 6-5 Jr. Northern Iowa
Keith Braxton * 6-4 Sr. Saint Francis PA
AJ Brodeur * 6-8 Sr. Penn
Desure Buie 6-0 Sr. Hofstra
Elijah Childs * 6-7 Jr. Bradley
Yoeli Childs * 6-8 Sr. BYU
Nate Darling 6-5 Jr. Delaware
Antoine Davis * 6-1 So. Detroit Mercy
Mason Faulkner 6-1 Jr. Western Carolina
Malik Fitts 6-8 Jr. Saint Mary's
Jordan Ford * 6-1 Sr. Saint Mary's
Javon Freeman-Liberty 6-3 So. Valparaiso
Eugene German 6-0 Sr. Northern Illinois
Adam Grant 6-1 Sr. Bryant
AJ Green * 6-4 So. Northern Iowa
Kevon Harris * 6-6 Sr. Stephen F. Austin
Juvaris Hayes 6-0 Sr. Merrimack
Caleb Homesley * 6-6 Sr. Liberty
Rapolas Ivanauskas * 6-10 Sr. Colgate
Marreon Jackson * 6-0 Jr. Toledo
Scottie James * 6-8 Sr. Liberty
Devante Jones 6-1 So. Coastal Carolina
Carlik Jones * 6-1 Jr. Radford
Nathan Knight * 6-10 Sr. William & Mary
Andrew Kostecka 6-4 Sr. Loyola MD
Cameron Krutwig * 6-9 Jr. Loyola Chicago
Anthony Lamb * 6-6 Sr. Vermont
Loudon Love * 6-9 Jr. Wright State
Jordan Lyons * 5-11 Sr. Furman
Nick Muszynski * 6-11 So. Belmont
Isaiah Miller * 6-0 Jr. UNCG
Kai Mitchell * 6-7 Sr. Sam Houston State
Markquis Nowell 5-7 So. Little Rock
Joshua Patton 6-8 Sr. Sacramento State
Jalen Pickett * 6-4 So. Siena
Sayeed Pridgett 6-5 Sr. Montana
Grant Riller * 6-4 Sr. Charleston
Jeromy Rodriguez * 6-7 Sr. ETSU
Jordan Roland 6-3 Sr. Northeastern
Colbey Ross * 6-1 Jr. Pepperdine
Sam Sessoms * 6-0 So. Binghamton
Josh Sharkey 5-10 Sr. Samford
Benjamin Stanley 6-6 So. Hampton
Terry Taylor * 6-5 Jr. Austin Peay
Tahjai Teague 6-8 Sr. Ball State
Jahlil Tripp 6-5 Sr. Pacific
Dantez Walton 6-6 Sr. NKU
Antonio Williams 6-0 Sr. Kent State

* Named to Lou Henson Preseason Watch List


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