Michigan handed out individual awards at its team banquet tonight and junior point guard Zavier Simpson was voted Most Valuable Player.
Simpson averaged 8.8 points, 6.6 assists and 5.0 rebounds per game as a junior. He was named to the All-Big Ten Second Team and also earned All-Big Ten Defensive honors.
Here’s a full list of awards that were handed out on Wednesday night.
2019 MICHIGAN BASKETBALL AWARD CELEBRATION HONORS
- Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player: Zavier Simpson
- Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player: Charles Matthews
- Travis Conlan Sportsmanship Award: Isaiah Livers
- Rudy Tomjanovich Most Improved Player: Jon Teske
- Sixth Man Award: Isaiah Livers
- Steve Grote Hustle Award: Zavier Simpson
- Thad Garner Leadership Award: Charles Matthews
- Iron Man Award: Ignas Brazdeikis
- Award for Outstanding Free Throw Shooting: Jordan Poole
- Morgan/Bodnar Brothers Award for Academic Achievement: Austin Davis & Rico Ozuna-Harrison
- Gary Grant Award for Most Assists: Zavier Simpson
- Loy Vaught Rebounding Award: Jon Teske