Big East Player of the Year

List of Big East Player of the Year winners

The Big East Conference has awarded Big East Player of the Year honors every season since 1979-80. The player to win the award the most times former St. John‘s star Chris Mullin, who won or shared it three straight years 1983-85. Six other players to win the award twice, most recently Villanova‘s Collin Gillespie (2021-22). Georgetown and Villanova are the programs with the most winners (eight each), followed by Connecticut (seven). See also: Big East Coach of the Year

Year Player(s) School(s)
1980 John Duren Georgetown
1981 John Bagley Boston College
1982 Dan Callandrillo Seton Hall
1983 Chris Mullin St. John’s
1984 Patrick Ewing Georgetown (2)
Chris Mullin (2) St. John’s (2)
1985 Patrick Ewing (2) Georgetown (3)
Chris Mullin (3) St. John’s (3)
1986 Walter Berry St. John’s (4)
1987 Reggie Williams Georgetown (4)
1988 Charles D. Smith Pittsburgh
1989 Charles E. Smith Georgetown (5)
1990 Derrick Coleman Syracuse
1991 Billy Owens Syracuse (2)
1992 Alonzo Mourning Georgetown (6)
1993 Terry Dehere Seton Hall (2)
1994 Donyell Marshall Connecticut
1995 Kerry Kittles Villanova
1996 Ray Allen Connecticut (2)
1997 Pat Garrity Notre Dame
1998 Richard Hamilton Connecticut (3)
1999 Richard Hamilton (2) Connecticut (4)
Tim James Miami (FL)
2000 Troy Murphy Notre Dame (2)
2001 Troy Bell Boston College (2)
Troy Murphy (2) Notre Dame (3)
2002 Caron Butler Connecticut (5)
Brandin Knight Pittsburgh (2)
2003 Troy Bell (2) Boston College (3)
2004 Emeka Okafor Connecticut (6)
2005 Hakim Warrick Syracuse (3)
2006 Randy Foye Villanova (2)
2007 Jeff Green Georgetown (7)
2008 Luke Harangody Notre Dame (4)
2009 DeJuan Blair Pittsburgh (3)
Hasheem Thabeet Connecticut (7)
2010 Wesley Johnson Syracuse (4)
2011 Ben Hansbrough Notre Dame (5)
2012 Jae Crowder Marquette
2013 Otto Porter Georgetown (8)
2014 Doug McDermott Creighton
2015 Ryan Arcidiacono Villanova (3)
Kris Dunn Providence
2016 Kris Dunn (2) Providence (2)
2017 Josh Hart Villanova (4)
2018 Jalen Brunson Villanova (5)
2019 Markus Howard Marquette (2)
2020 Myles Powell Seton Hall (3)
2021 Sandro Mamukelashvili Seton Hall (4)
Collin Gillespie Villanova (6)
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl Villanova (7)
2022 Collin Gillespie (2) Villanova (8)
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