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|
|Anthony Beane||6-2||Sr.||Southern Illinois|
|Joel Bolomboy||6-9||Sr.||Weber State|
|Josh Braun||6-4||So.||Grand Canyon|
|John Brown||6-8||Sr.||High Point|
|Nick Faust||6-6||Sr.||Long Beach State|
|Quinton Hooker||6-0||Jr.||North Dakota|
|Dallas Moore||6-1||Jr.||North Florida|
|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