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2015 Riley Wallace Award

Maryland Eastern Shore's Mike Myers accepts the 2015 Riley Wallace award at the CollegeInsider.com Award's Banquet on April 3 in Indianapolis.

April 3, 2015
 
2015 RILEY WALLACE AWARD
 
INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- Maryland Eastern Shore's Mike Myers is the recipient of the 2015 Riley Wallace award.
 
The Riley Wallace award is presented annually to the top transfer in division I college basketball. During his coaching career at Hawaii; Wallace welcome many transfers into the program, which helped him to become the winningest coach in Hawaii history. 
 
Wallace guided Hawaii to nine postseason appearances, including a school-record streak of four straight from 2001-04. The Warriors appeared in the NCAA Tournament three times under Wallace and have been invited to the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) on six occasions. Prior to his arrival, the program had just one NCAA appearance and two trips to the NIT.
 
2015 RILEY WALLACE ALL-AMERICA TEAM

DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell 6-5 Jr. Illinois State
Dwayne Benjamin 6-7 Jr. Oregon
Jaylen Bond 6-8 Jr. Temple
Martin Breunig 6-8 Jr. Montana
Aaron Bright 5-11 Sr. Saint Mary's
Octavius Ellis 6-10 Jr. Cincinnati
Bryn Forbes 6-3 Jr. Michigan State
Trey Freeman 6-2 Jr. Old Dominion
Juan’ya Green 6-2 Jr. Hofstra
Jimmy Hall 6-7 So. Kent State
Danuel House 6-7 Jr. Texas A&M
Trevor Lacey 6-3 Jr. NC State
Matt Lopez 7-0 Sr. Rider
Sheldon McClellan 6-5 Jr. Miami
Jameel McKay 6-9 Jr. Iowa State
Stefan Moody 5-10 Jr. Ole Miss
Mike Myers 6-9 Jr. UMES
Deondre Parks 6-1 Jr. South Dakota State
Gary Payton II 6-3 Jr. Oregon State
Jordan Price 6-5 So. La Salle
Rodney Pryor 6-5 Jr. Robert Morris
Jeff Short 6-4 Jr. Norfolk State
Evan Singletary 6-1 Jr. Albany
Deville Smith 6-1 Jr. UT Martin
TaShawn Thomas 6-8 Sr. Oklahoma
Darien Walker 6-3 Jr. Valparaiso
Kyle Wiltjer 6-10 Jr. Gonzaga

 

The Riley Wallace award is presented annually to the top transfer in division I college basketball. 
 
During his coaching career at Hawaii, Wallace welcomed many transfers into the program and became the winningest coach in Hawaii history. Wallace guided Hawaii to nine postseason appearances, including a school-record streak of four straight from 2001-04. 
 
The Warriors appeared in the NCAA Tournament three times under Wallace and have been invited to the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) on six occasions. Prior to his arrival, the program had just one NCAA appearance and two trips to the NIT.
 
The recipient of of the 2021 award will be announced on April 1.

2021: Fardaws Aimaq, Utah Valley
2020: Elijah Burns, Siena
2019: Rapolas Ivanauskas, Colgate

2018: Wes Clark, Buffalo
2017: Chima Moneke, UC Davis
2016: Grandy Glaze, Grand Canyon
2015: Mike Myers, UMES

The Riley Walllace award committee is a 15 member panel, consisting of five current division I head coaches, five members of the national media and five collegeinsider.com staff members. Former Hawaii head coach Riley Wallace is the chairman of the awards committee.

RULES AND CRITERIA

The Riley Wallace award is presented annually to the top transfer player in division I college basketball, as voted on by the award committee.  Eligible players include transfers from other division I programs, the JUCO ranks and all other levels of college basketball.  

SCHEDULE OF RELEASES

March: Riley Wallace All-America Team announced
March 30: Riley Wallace Player of the Year announced

AWARD PRESENTATION

The recipients of the 17 national awards, presented by CollegeInsider.com, are announced annually at the site of the NCAA men’s division I basketball championship.

The 2018 CollegeInsider.com Awards Banquet will take place on March 30 in San Antonio, TX

 

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