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.
|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|
|Travis Conlan Sportsmanship Award|
|Daniel Horton||Award for Outstanding Free Throw Shooting|
|Daniel Horton||Gary Grant Award for Most Assists|
|Iron Man Award|
|Nathan Zandt||Outstanding Manager Award|
|Pat Hatch||True Blue
(Outstanding Michigan Basketball Fan Award)
|It's Great To Be A Michigan Wolverine Fan
(Outstanding Maize Rage Fan)