Men's Basketball

Gurley Named Trigger Burke Team MVP At Hoop Banquet

Hashim Bailey was named the Jim McCoy Most Improved.

Hashim Bailey was named the Jim McCoy Most Improved.

April 13, 2011

AMHERST, Mass. - Senior Anthony Gurley was named the George "Trigger" Burke MVP at the Court Club Men's Basketball Team Banquet held at the Campus Center on Wednesday night. It was a great night to celebrate the 2010-11 season as Derek Kellogg presented the awards to the roster for the Minutemen.

Gurley finished third in A-10 in scoring and 45th in NCAA with 18.7 points per game. The third-team All-A-10 guard also 4.4 rebounds per game. He scored his 1,000th career point in the season-opener vs. Rider (11/12) and became the 42nd player to score 1,000 points at UMass. He finished with 1,331 points in UMass career, 16th all-time and 1,530 overall including 199 at Wake Forest.

Here's a rundown of the team's other award winners

George "Trigger" Burke MVP: Anthony Gurley
Chris Lowe Most Assists Award: Gary Correia
Julius Erving Scoring Award: Javorn Farrell
Lou Roe Inspirational Award: Terrell Vinson
Jim McCoy Most Improved Award: Hashim Bailey
Harper Williams Mr. Hustle Award: Sean Carter
John Calipari Academic Award: Matt Hill
Tyrone Weeks Sixth Man Award: Freddie Riley
Stephane Lasme Defensive Award: Sampson Carter
Marcus Camby Most Productive Award: Raphiael Putney
Jack Leaman Coaches Award: Jordan Couture, Maxie Esho, Chaz Williams, Jesse Morgan, Andrew McCarthy, Trey Lang



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