MVC All-Conference selections include Cameron Krutwig as Player of the Year


Loyola-Chicago’s Cameron Krutwig highlights Missouri Valley Conference postseason awards honours for 2020-21 season.

The MVC announced their postseason awards following a challenging 2020-21 season of college hoops.

Loyola-Chicago senior Cameron Krutwig has been named the MVC Larry Bird Player of the Year following a season where he led the Ramblers to a conference title with a 21-4 record. The 6-foot-9 center recently became the only player in school history to rank in the program’s top 10 in scoring, rebounding and assists.

First Team All-MVC:

  • Tyreke Key, Indiana State Sr. G 6-3 Celina (Tenn.)
  • Cameron Krutwig, Loyola Sr. C 6-9 Algonquin (Ill.
  • Isiaih Mosley, Missouri State So. G 6-5 Columbia (Mo.)
  • Roman Penn, Drake Jr. G 6-0 Calumet City (Ill.)
  • Gaige Prim, Missouri State Sr. F 6-8 Aurora (Colo.)

Second Team All-MVC:

  • Elijah Childs, Bradley Sr. F 6-8 Kansas City (Mo.)
  • Shamar Givance, Evansville Jr. G 5-10 Toronto (Ontario)
  • ShanQuan Hemphill, Drake Sr. F 6-6 Gary (Ind.)
  • Jake LaRavia, Indiana St. So. F 6-9 Indianapolis (Ind.)
  • Lucas Williamson, Loyola Sr. G 6-4 Chicago (Ill.)

Other notable awards for the 2020-21 season:

  • Newcomer of the Year: ShanQuan Hemphill, Drake
  • Freshman of the Year: Bowen Born, UNI
  • Defensive MVP: Lucas Williamson, Loyola-Chicago
  • Sixth Man of the Year: Joseph Yesufu, Drake