Cincinnati senior guard Steve Logan and Marquette head coach Tom Crean were chosen as Player and Coach of the Year, respectively, Wednesday.
Logan, last season’s C-USA POY, becomes the secondplayer (UC’s Danny Fortson 1996-97) in league history to win the award. The 6-0 Naismith Award finalist won conference Player of the Week honors a record-tying five times this season and leads the league in scoring at 22.6 points per game.
Crean led the Golden Eagles to a 24-5 record and their highest national ranking (No. 9) since 1979.
TERRY LUCAS WOULD BE PROUD
The Cincinnati Enquirer polled 11 of the 12 teamsplaying in the C-USA Tournament on everything fromDeadliest Jumper to Toughest Perimeter Player to Who Talks the Most Trash. The only category USF finished tops in? Harshest Fans.
FROM THE STUPID QUESTION FILESM
“No, I was really hoping I could go out and get mybutt beat. What kind of question was that?” – TCU
Billy Tubbs, coaching his final game after a 28-year career in college basketball, when asked if he was disappointed about losing his last game.
- Brandon Wright