BA London Leopards’ Vernon Teel has been named the Division 1 Player of the Year as England Basketball have announced the 2011/12 honours as voted for by the respective teams in each division.
The 6’4″ guard led the Leopards to the Division Men’s league title and the National Cup title whilst being named MVP. Along the way, the former Loyola Marymount player led the league in scoring at 25.1ppg and assists at just under 8 per game (7.7), whilst also collecting 10 triples doubles on the season.
BA London Leopards take both Division 1 Men trophies this season as Dejan Mihevc has been selected as Coach of the Year. The Leopards will look to complete their season this weekend at the Final Fours in Manchester.
The full list of 2011/12 Senior EBL Players and Coaches of the Year are outlined below.
Division 1 Men
Player of the Year: Vernon Teel (BA London Leopards)
Coach of the Year: Dejan Mihevc (BA London Leopards)
Division 2 Men
Player of the Year: Greg Hernandez (Glamorgan Gladiators)
Coach of the Year: Marc Steutel (Team Northumbria)
Division 3 (North)
Player of the Year: Tom Ward (Loughborough Student Riders)
Coach of the Year: Paul Middleton (Manchester Magic)
Division 3 (South)
Player of the Year: Ladi Brown (NASSA)
Coach of the Year: Sam Stiller (NASSA)
Division 4 (North)
Player of the Year: Steven Gayle (Rossendale Raptors)
Coach of the Year: Malcolm Leak (Burnley College Blaze)
Division 4 (Midlands)
Player of the Year: Daniel Belgrave (Worcester Wolves II)
Coach of the Year: Chris Lowe (Worcester Wolves II)
Division 4 (South)
Player of the Year: Joel Henry (Uxbridge College Emporers)
Coach of the Year: Matthew Johnson (Reading Rockets II)
For a full list of all runners up, as well as the women’s winners, check out England Basketball’s official site.
Huge shout out to all the winners! Thoughts?
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