Hoop Group Alumni College – Malone Award

Karl Malone 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.

Named after Hall of Famer and two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Karl Malone, the annual honor recognizes the top power forwards in Division I men’s college basketball.

Hoop Group Alumni on Malone Award Watch List 2017

 NameCollege
johnathanmotley100Johnathan MotleyBaylor
amilejefferson100Amile JeffersonDuke
SONY DSCCarlton BraggKansas
isaiahhicks100Isaiah HicksNorth Carolina
MikeYoung100Michael YoungPittsburgh
tylerlydon100Tyler LydonSyracuse
September 24, 2011: Under Armour hosts the inaugural Grind Session at Lake Barrington Field House featuring the top 50 prep basketball players in the nation.Kris JenkinsVillanova
nigelhayes100Nigel HayesWisconsin

Hoop Group Alumni Finalists for Malone Award 2016

 NameCollege
Georges NiangIowa State
Beejay AngaNC State
Markus KennedySMU
Jameel WarneyStony Brook
Anton GradyWichita State

A national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 20 candidates.

5 of the 20 players on the watch list are Hoop Group Alums

Hoop Group Alumni Finalists for Malone Award 2015

 NameCollege
Rondae Hollis-JeffersonArizona
David LauryIona
Aaron WhiteIowa
Georges NiangIowa State
Montrezl HarrellLouisville
Larry NanceWyoming

A national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 16 candidates.

6 of the 16 players on the finalist list are Hoop Group Alums