Men's Basketball Holds Annual Team Awards Banquet
April 12, 2010
STANFORD, Calif.- Senior Landry Fields walked away with four awards, including the Hank Luisetti Most Valuable Player honor, highlighting the Stanford men's basketball annual awards banquet on Monday night in front of approximately 200 people at the Arrillaga Family Sports Center.
Fields also claimed statistical award titles with team-high marks in scoring (22.0 ppg) and rebounding (8.8 rpg). He scored in double-figures in all 32 games, reached the 20-point plateau in 22 contests, notched 13 double-doubles and was awarded with a spot on the All-Pac-10 First Team. Fields wrapped up his career with 1393 total points, good for 17th on the all-time list, while producing one of the best seasons in school history. His 704 points represented the third-best single-season total in school history, trailing only Adam Keefe (734 in 1991-92 and 709 in 1990-91).
Fields also shared the honor of team captain with fellow senior Drew Shiller.
Sophomore Jeremy Green, an All-Pac-10 Second Team selection, received the Most Improved Player award while sophomore Jarrett Mann earned the Best Defensive Player award. Senior Emmanuel Igbinosa, one of Stanford's most effective players down the stretch, took home the Most Inspirational award.
Sophomore Andrew Zimmermann captured the Roy Young Toughness award, which was given to the player who took the most charges throughout the year. Sophomore Jack Trotter was the recipient of the Howie Dallmar Coaches award.
Six statistical awards were handed out representing the following categories: free throw percentage (Jeremy Green - 81.5 percent), assists (Jarrett Mann - 4.3 per game), points (Landry Fields - 22.0 per game), rebounds (Landry Fields - 8.8 per game), field goal percentage (Jack Trotter - 49.7 percent) and three-point field goal percentage (Drew Shiller - 38.9 percent).
Senior Chris Ebersole was recognized for attaining the team's highest GPA.
For the second straight year, all five seniors addressed the crowd and spoke about experiences from their careers in addition to offering advice to their teammates. At the end of their speeches, a video tribute was played.
Awards were presented by members of the coaching staff and head coach Johnny Dawkins closed the evening by thanking his players, support staff and those in attendance. Veteran radio analyst John Platz served as the event's emcee.