Hoop Group Alumni College – Erving Award

Julius Erving Award

“Dreams Do Come True”

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 Julius Erving Award recognizes the top small forwards in Division I men’s college basketball. A national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 20 candidates.

For the 2016-17 season the Erving Award has announced the players to watch.

Hoop Group Alumni Finalists for Erving Award 2017

 NameCollege
evanbradds100Evan BraddsBelmont
kelanmartin100Kelan MartinButler
terrylarrier100Terry LarrierUConn
vjbeachem100VJ BeachemNotre Dame
jaeseantate100Jae'Sean TateOhio State
DillonBrooks100Dillon BrooksOregon
trestinkle100Tres TrinkleOregon State
vinceedwards100Vince EdwardsPurdue
kevinhervey100Kevin HerveyUT Arlington
joshhart100Josh HartWichita State
MarkisMcDuffiemvp100Markis McDuffieWichita State

11 of the 21 players on the finalist list are Hoop Group Alums

Hoop Group Alumni Finalists for Erving Award 2016

 NameCollege
Rodney PurvisUConn
Troy WilliamsIndiana
Wayne SeldenKansas
Damion LeeLouisville
DeAndre BembrySt. Joseph's
Nigel HayesWisconsin

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

Hoop Group Alumni Finalists for Erving Award 2015

 NameCollege
Branden DawsonMichigan State
Pat ConnaughtonNotre Dame
LaDontae HentonProvidence
Vince HunterUTEP
Treveon GrahamVCU
Justin AndersonVirginia

6 of the 15 players on the finalist list are Hoop Group Alums