Harris Named Team MVP; Shepherd Solid at Summit

<p><strong>Dion Harris</strong> took home four awards at Michigan's 44th Annual Awards Banquet Saturday. Meanwhile, <strong>Jevohn Shepherd </strong>turned in a solid performance at the Nike Hoop Summit in Memphis.</p>

Hoop Summit

Jevohn Shepherd had 14 points (on 6/15 shooting), seven rebounds, and two assists for the World Select team in the 2005 Nike Hoop Summit, but the United States squad was just too much for the foreigners to handle. Tyler Hansborough led the Americans to a 106-98 victory with 31 points and 10 boards. For more on the game, click the following links: Game Story, Box Score.

Awards Ceremony

Dion Harris was named team MVP at Michigan's basketball banquet held yesterday evening at Crisler Arena. The sophomore combo guard averaged 14.3 points, 3.5 assists, and 2.8 points while playing in all 31 games during the season. He also took home the awards for team Iron Man, Outstanding Defensive Player, and Most assists. For the complete awards list, check below. For the full story on the night's events, click here.

2005 Michigan Basketball Banquet Award Winners

Dion Harris

Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player Award
Graham Brown
Sherrod Harrell
Thad Garner Leadership Award
Graham Brown
Dion Harris
Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player Award
Graham Brown
Dani Wohl
Steve Grote Hustle Award
Dani Wohl Bodnar Award for Academic Achievement
Brent Petway
Ronald Coleman
Rudy Tomjanovich Most Improved Player Award
Brent Petway
Courtney Sims
Loy Vaught Rebounding Award
Amadou Ba
J.C. Mathis
Travis Conlan Sportsmanship Award
Chris Hunter Award for Outstanding Free Throw Shooting
Dion Harris Gary Grant Award for Most Assists
Dion Harris Iron Man Award
Matt Duprey Outstanding Manager Award
Dottie Day Outstanding Michigan Basketball Fan Award
Ryan Shinska Outstanding Maize Rage Fan

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