Careers & Jobs
Real Estate & Rentals
Full MSN Index
Pondexter Named MVP at awards banquet
Quincy Pondexter & Family (Dawgman.com)
University of Washington
Posted Apr 15, 2010
SEATTLE – The Washington Husky men’s basketball team culminated its season with the annual awards banquet at the Don James Center on Wednesday and the team’s lone senior Quincy Pondexter walked away with three awards, including team MVP.
Not only was Pondexter named the 950 KJR Most Valuable Player, but he earned the Marv Harshman Award as the team’s top rebounder and the 101 Club Scholar Athlete Award. Pondexter ended a string of three-straight seasons in which
won both the MVP and top rebounder award. Pondexter led the team or was near the top in most every statistical category, including scoring (19.3 ppg, 1st), rebounds (7.4 rpg, 1st), free throw percentage (82.7%, 1st), minutes (32.3 mpg, 1st), field goal percentage (52.8%, 2nd), steals (1.3 spg, 2nd) and blocks (0.6 bpg, 3rd). He finished his career as the school’s all-time leader in games played (136) and third all-time leading scorer with 1,786 points.
Joining Pondexter on the podium as a three-time award winner was junior
. Holiday was the recipient of the Wurster Award as the team’s top hustler, the Hec Edmundson Most Insiprational Award and, along with junior teammate
, shared the John Meyers Defensive Player Award.
also earned multiple awards, taking home the Playmaker of the Year Award for a second-straight season and the Industrial Award, which is bestowed upon the team’s hardest worker.
was named the team’s Most Improved Player,
the Coaches Award for best attitude, while sophomore
earned the Brandon West Walk-On Award.
For the first time in UW history, the entire team was presented the Tyee Sports Council Service Award.
concluded the 2009-10 season with a 26-10 record, won the Pac-10 Conference Tournament championship and made its third trip in the last six years to the Sweet Sixteen. Pondexter and Thomas each earned First Team All-Pac-10 honors, while Holiday and Overton were named to the conference’s All-Defensive Team.
2009-10 Washington Men's Basketball Team Awards
950 KJR Most Valuable Player –
Hec Edmundson Most Inspirational – Justin Holiday
Marv Harshman Trophy (top rebounder) – Quincy Pondexter
Wurster Award (top hustler) – Justin Holiday
Tyee Sports Council Community Service – 2009-10 Men’s Team
John Meyers Defensive Player – Justin Holiday & Venoy Overton
Most Improved Player – Matthew Bryan-Amaning
Playmaker of the Year – Isaiah Thomas
Industrial Award (hardest worker) – Isaiah Thomas
101 Club Scholar-Athlete – Quincy Pondexter
Coaches Award - Darnell Gant
Brandon West Walk-On Award – Brendan Sherrer
Romar in the Age of Transfers
Apr 15, 2010
Washington’s Romar Signs New 10 Year Contract
Apr 19, 2010
Husky Hoops - A Look Ahead
Mar 30, 2010
Get the 2014 Recruiting Yearbook and a full year of
Magazine with an Annual Total Access Pass.
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from Dawgman.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a
list of all Team Newsletters
Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to
View My HotList
Copyright © 2014 Scout.com.
All rights reserved.
Terms of Service
Junior College Football
Advertise on MSN
About our ads
© 2014 Microsoft