Hoop Group Alumni College – Cousy Award

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Many Hoop Group alum have succeeded at many different levels, from the NBA, Division 1 as well as small colleges and in high school. On this page we look at some of the Hoop Group alumni excelling at the college level.

The Bob Cousy Award is given to the top collegiate male basketball point guard annually spanning across all divisions within the game by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The selection criteria emphasize leadership, team work, success, and fundamentals as being critical parts for the game of basketball as a point guard. Nominations are solicited from across the country from head coaches and the winner is selected by a Blue Ribbon Selection Committee made up of the biggest names in
college basketball.

With the 2016-17 season just tipping-off the Cousy Award has announced the players to watch for this years Bob Cousy Award.

8 of the 20 point guards who made the Watch List are Hoop Group Alumni

Hoop Group Alumni Finalists for Cousy Award 2017

 NameCollege
jalenadams100Jalen AdamsUConn
mauricewatson100Maurice WatsonCreighton
jackgibbs100Jack GibbsDavidson
frankmason100Frank MasonKansas
Melo TrimbleMaryland
dennissmith2100Dennis SmithNC State
jalenbrunson100Jalen BrunsonVillanova
Markelle FultzWashington

Hoop Group Alumni Finalists for Cousy Award 2016

 NameCollege
Xavier Rathan-MayesFlorida State
Juan'ya GreenHofstra
frankmason100Frank MasonKansas
Tyler UlisKentucky
Melo TrimbleMaryland
Carson PuriefoyStony Brook
jalenbrunson100Jalen BrunsonVillanova
Ryan ArcidiaconoVillanova

8 of the 20 players on the finalist list are Hoop Group Alums

Hoop Group Alumni Finalists for Cousy Award 2015

 NameCollege
TJ McConnellArizona
Olivier HanlanDuke
Tyler UlisKentucky
Terry RozierLouisville
Quinn CookDuke
Romello TrimbleMaryland
Pierria HenryUNCC
Delon WrightUtah
Briante WeberVCU
Andrew HarrisonKentucky
Juwan StatenWest Virginia
Ryan ArcidiaconoVillanova

12 of the players on the list are Hoop Group Alumni

Hoop Group Alumni Finalists for Cousy Award 2014

 NameCollege
tjmcconnell100TJ McConnellArizona
Kyle AndersonUCLA
Billy BaronCanisius
Shabazz NapierUConn
James RobinsonPittsburgh
Juwan StatenWest Virginia
DeAndre KaneIowa State
Chaz WilliamsUMass
Keith ApplingMichigan State
ericatkins100Eric AtkinsNotre Dame
Aaron CraftOhio State
Tyler EnnisSyracuse

18 of the 45 players on the watch list are Hoop Group Alums

Hoop Group Alumni nominated for Cousy Award 2014

 NameCollege
TJ McConnellArizona
Kyle AndersonUCLA
Billy BaronCanisius
Shabazz NapierUConn
Quinn CookDuke
Devon BookertFlorida State
Markel StarksGeorgetown
Brandyn CurryHarvard
DeAndre KaneIowa State
Andrew HarrisonKentucky
Anthony IrelandLoyola Marymount
Chaz WilliamsUMass
Keith ApplingMichigan State
Eric AtkinsNotre Dame
Aaron CraftOhio State
Tyler EnnisSyracuse
Ryan ArcidiaconoVillanova
Semaj ChristonXavier

Hoop Group Alumni nominated for Cousy Award 2011

 NameHigh SchoolCollege
Corey FisherSt. Patrick NJVillanova
Jimmer FredetteGlen Falls NY HSBrigham Young
Brandon KnightPine Crest HS FLKentucky
Nolan SmithOak Hill Academy VADuke
Kemba WalkerRice NYUConn

Hoop Group Alumni Past Winners of Cousy Award

 YearNameCollege
2013Trey BurkeMichigan
2012Kendall MarshallNorth Carolina
2011Kemba WalkerUConn
2009Ty LawsonNorth Carolina
2005Raymond FeltonNorth Carolina
2004Jameer NelsonSt. Joseph's