Horton & Brown Rake in Awards at Banquet

Daniel Horton

Daniel Horton and Graham Brown led the as award recipients at the 45th annual U-M Basketball Awards Celebration yesterday. Horton brought home the MVP trophy for one of his five awards, while Brown notched six, including his fourth straight hustle award. Tommy Amaker also announced his captains for next season.

Daniel Horton was named team MVP for the second time in his Michigan career at the program's annual basketball banquet held yesterday at Crisler Arena. The senior point guard registered career highs in points (17.6), assists (5.27), steals (1.94), field goal percentage (44.7), three-point field goal percentage (39.4) and free throw percentage (90.1). He also took home the awards for team Outstanding Defensive Player, Outstanding Free Throw Shooting, Most assists, and he shared the Iron Man award with fellow senior Graham Brown.

Brown also had a big night at the dais, accepting six awards for his play in his final season as a Wolverine. For the complete awards list, check below. For the full story on the night's events, click here.

Michigan head coach Tommy Amaker also announced his captains for the 2006/2007 edition of the Michigan basketball team. Seniors Lester Abram, Dion Harris, and Brent Petway will share the hone in their final campaigns.

2006 Michigan Basketball Banquet Award Winners

Daniel Horton

Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player Award
Graham Brown Thad Garner Leadership Award
Daniel Horton Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player Award
Graham Brown Steve Grote Hustle Award
Graham Brown Bodnar Award for Academic Achievement
Chris Hunter Rudy Tomjanovich Most Improved Player Award
Graham Brown Loy Vaught Rebounding Award
Graham Brown
Amadou Ba
Travis Conlan Sportsmanship Award
Daniel Horton Award for Outstanding Free Throw Shooting
Daniel Horton Gary Grant Award for Most Assists
Daniel Horton
Graham Brown
Iron Man Award
Nathan Zandt Outstanding Manager Award
Pat Hatch True Blue
(Outstanding Michigan Basketball Fan Award)
Nick Benson
David Stuart
It's Great To Be A Michigan Wolverine Fan
(Outstanding Maize Rage Fan)

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