PHILADELPHIA - The University of Pennsylvania men's basketball program held its annual end-of-season banquet on Sunday, April 19 at the Inn at Penn. During the event, three players received awards.
Junior guard Tony Hicks was this year's recipient of the Arthur Kiefaber Most Valuable Player Award. He played in 26 games this year, starting 25, and led the Quakers in scoring (13.2) while earning honorable mention All-Ivy for the second time in his career. Hicks led Penn in free throws made (73) and double-figure scoring games (18), and led the Red and Blue in scoring in 13 games. Against Lafayette early in the season, he tied a program record with 13 assists. With one season still to play, Hicks is already over the 1,000-point mark for his career.
Senior guard Camryn Crocker was named the Bus McDonald Award winner as the team's Most Inspirational Player. Crocker suffered through myriad injuries during his career, but came back to play in 26 games as a senior and averaged more than 10 minutes of action per game. He had his first collegiate double-double late in the season at Dartmouth.
Freshman guard Antonio Woods was the 2014-15 recipient of the G. Fred DiBona Award as the team's top newcomer. Woods played in all 28 games this year and started 15, and he led the team with 106 assists while averaging 8.4 points and 2.3 rebounds in a team-high 31.8 minutes per game. The five-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week was second among Ivy League players in assists per game in conference play, and he finished with 12 double-figure scoring games (second on the team).