The Memphis Tigers received three awards from Conference USA on Tuesday as senior D.J. Stephens was voted Defensive Player of the Year, guard Chris Crawford was selected Sixth Man of the Year, and Shaq Goodwin was named to the All-Freshman Team.
Stephens led the league in blocks. Crawford elevated his game during C-USA play, shooting 44 percent from 3-point range. Goodwin averaged 7.9 points.
Player of the Year and Coach of the Year will be announced Wednesday in Tulsa, site of the league’s postseason tournament. Earlier, Joe Jackson was named first-team All-C-USA and Stephens, Adonis Thomas and Geron Johnson made third-team All-C-USA.