IPFW’s Landis named to 2016 Lou Henson All-America Team

IPFW graduate student Max Landis/Indianapolis was named to the 2016 Lou Henson All-America Team, as announced by CollegeInsider.com at this weekend’s Final Four.  The Henson All-America Team consists of players from schools considered as Mid-Majors among NCAA Division I men’s college basketball.  Landis is the school’s first-ever selection to this team.

The Summit League Player of the Year and First Team All-League honoree started all 33 games he played in this season and averaged 19.3 points, 2.1 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 37.2 minutes.  Landis shot 45% (196-433) from the field, 46% (125-274) on three-point field goals and 81% (121-149) at the free throw line, adding 30 steals, while the team leader in points (638, 2nd-best all-time), scoring average, field goals, field goal attempts, three-pointers (new season-record), three-point attempts, three-point percentage, free throws, free throw attempts, free throw percentage, assists (121) and minutes (1228).

CollegeInsider.com previously selected Landis as its Summit League Player of the Year.

Hugh Durham Award Finalist
IPFW men’s basketball head coach Jon Coffman was one of 21 finalists for the 2016 Hugh Durham Award, CollegeInsider.com’s Mid-Major Coach of the Year honor.  The Summit League Coach of the Year led IPFW to a record of 24-10, 12-4 in The Summit League, while claiming the program’s first league regular season title as co-champions.  The 24 wins this season by the Mastodons rank second in school history, only behind the 25 wins of 2013-14 (25-11).  Coffman has attained a two-year record of 40-25, the first to reach 40 wins in two years, while ranking first in career winning percentage (.615) and fifth in career wins (40).

CollegeInsider.com previously selected Coffman as its Summit League Coach of the Year.

This year’s Durham Award recipient was James Jones of Yale University (23-7).  Former IPFW head coach Tony Jasick, currently at Jacksonville University, was the award’s recipient in 2014.

2016 LOU HENSON ALL-AMERICA TEAM

Ron Baker 6-4 Sr. Wichita State
D.J. Balentine 6-2 Sr, Evansville
Anthony Beane 6-2 Sr. Southern Illinois
Joel Bolomboy 6-9 Sr. Weber State
Nathan Boothe 6-9 Sr. Toledo
Evans Bradds 6-7 Jr. Belmont
Josh Braun 6-4 So. Grand Canyon
John Brown 6-8 Sr. High Point
Antonio Campbell 6-10 Jr. Ohio
Kyle Collinsworth 6-6 Sr. BYU
Stephen Croone 6-0 Sr. Furman
A.J. English 6-4 Sr. Iona
Nick Faust 6-6 Sr. Long Beach State
Chris Flemmings 6-5 Jr. UNCW
Juan’ya Green 6-2 Sr. Hofstra
Quinton Hooker 6-0 Jr. North Dakota
Stefan Jankovic 6-11 Jr. Hawaii
Tim Kempton 6-10 Jr. Lehigh
Max Landis 6-2 Gr. IPFW
Maodo Lo 6-3 Sr. Columbia
Shawn Long 6-9 Sr. UL-Lafayette
Damon Lynn 5-11 Jr/ NJIT
Egidijus Mockevicius 6-10 Sr. Evansville
Dallas Moore 6-1 Jr. North Florida
Alec Peters 6-9 Jr. Valparaiso
Justin Sears 6-8 Sr. Yale
Pascal Siakam 6-9 So. New Mexico State
Ethan Telfair 6-0 Jr. Idaho State
Rashawn Thomas 6-8 Jr. Texas A&M Corpus Christi
Thomas Walkup 6-4 Sr. Stephen. F. Austin
Jameel Warney 6-8 Sr. Stony Brook

2016 HUGH DURHAM AWARD FINALISTS

Chris Beard, Little Rock

Randy Bennett, Saint Mary’s

Ken Burmeister, Incarnate Word

Jon Coffman, IFPW

Bryce Drew, Valparaiso

Bill Evans, Idaho State

Dana Ford, Tennessee State

Eran Ganot, Hawaii

Murray Garvin, South Carolina State

Mitch Henderson, Princeton

James Jones, Yale

Kevin Keatts, UNCW

Dan Majerle, Grand Canyon

Matt McCall, Chattanooga

Nick McDevitt, UNC Asheville

Marvin Menzies, New Mexico State

Joe Mihalich, Hofstra

Steve Piekel, Stony Brook

King Rice, Monmouth

Marty Simmons, Evansville

Brad Underwood, Stephen F. Austin

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