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Julius Erving Award

 

Julius Erving Award

Julius Erving Award
Awarded for The nation's top male small forward in NCAA Division I basketball
Country United States
Presented by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
First awarded 2015
Currently held by Stanley Johnson, Arizona
Official website http://www.hoophallawards.com/

The Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award is an annual basketball award given by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to the top men's collegiate small forward. Following the success of the Bob Cousy Award which had been awarded since 2004, the award was one of four new awards (along with the Jerry West Award, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award and Karl Malone Award) created as part of the inaugural College Basketball Awards show in 2015.[1] It is named after NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team player Julius Erving.[2] The inaugural winner was Stanley Johnson.[3]

Notes

  1. ^ "New College Basketball Awards Show to Honor the Season’s Top Players April 10 on ESPN2".  
  2. ^ "Fifteen Candidates Announced for First-Ever Julius Erving Award".  
  3. ^ "Stanley Johnson of Arizona wins Small Forward of Year award".  

External links

  • Official website
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