LOU HENSON AWARD "PLAYER OF
THE WEEK" HONORS
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BOSTON (MA) -- Fairleigh Dickinson's Sidney Sanders Jr. earns
Lou Henson award national player of the week honors.
The 5-foot-11 senior barely missed a triple-doulbe in FDU's
upset win at Seton Hall on Sunday. Sanders finished with 23
points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists in the win. Earlier in the week
he had 22 points in 10 assists in the Knights upset win at
Rutgers. Sanders began the week with 19 points in a loss to
The Lou Henson Award is presented annually to the top Mid-Major
player in Division I college basketball.
The award is named in honor of Lou Henson who retired after a
spectacular coaching career that lasted 41 years. When he left
the game in 2005 he was sixth all-time in career Division I wins
with 779. He is the winningest coach at both Illinois and New
Mexico State. He is one of only 12 coaches in the history of the
game to take two schools to the Final Four.
Week 4 (Dec. 2) Sidney Sanders Jr. (Fairleigh Dickinson)
Week 3 (Nov. 25) Jeremy Ingram (North Carolina Central)
Week 2 (Nov. 18) J.J. Mann (Belmont)
Week 1 (Nov. 11) Kendrick Perry (Youngstown State)