Missouri Valley Player of the Year

List of Missouri Valley Player of the Year winners

The Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) has awarded Larry Bird Missouri Valley Player of the Year honors every season since 1968-69. Several players have won the award twice, the most recent being Northern Iowa‘s AJ Green (2020 & 2022). Former MVC member Creighton is the program with the most winners (seven), followed by Southern Illinois, Bradley and former member Wichita State (six each). See also: Missouri Valley Coach of the Year

Year Player School
1969 Bingo Smith Tulsa
1970 Jim Ard Cincinnati
1971 Jeff Halliburton Drake
1972 Larry Finch Memphis State
1973 Larry Kenon Memphis State (2)
1974 Junior Bridgeman Louisville
1975 Junior Bridgeman (2) Louisville (2)
1976 Mike Glenn Southern Illinois
1977 Roger Phegley Bradley
1978 Larry Bird Indiana State
1979 Larry Bird (2) Indiana State (2)
1980 Lewis Lloyd Drake (2)
1981 Lewis Lloyd (2) Drake (3)
1982 Paul Pressey Tulsa (2)
1983 Antoine Carr Wichita State
1984 Xavier McDaniel Wichita State (2)
1985 Xavier McDaniel (2) Wichita State (3)
1986 Jim Les Bradley (2)
1987 Hersey Hawkins Bradley (3)
1988 Hersey Hawkins (2) Bradley (4)
1989 Anthony Manuel Bradley (5)
1990 Bob Harstad Creighton
1991 Chad Gallagher Creighton (2)
1992 Ashraf Amaya Southern Illinois (2)
1993 Curt Smith Drake (4)
1994 Gary Collier Tulsa (3)
1995 Chris Carr Southern Illinois (3)
1996 Anthony Parker Bradley (6)
1997 Jason Daisy Northern Iowa
1998 Rico Hill Illinois State
1999 Marcus Wilson Evansville
2000 Nate Green Indiana State (3)
2001 Tarise Bryson Illinois State (2)
2002 Kyle Korver Creighton (3)
2003 Kyle Korver (2) Creighton (4)
2004 Darren Brooks Southern Illinois (4)
2005 Darren Brooks (2) Southern Illinois (5)
2006 Paul Miller Wichita State (4)
2007 Jamaal Tatum Southern Illinois (6)
2008 Adam Emmenecker Drake (5)
2009 Booker Woodfox Creighton (5)
2010 Adam Koch Northern Iowa (2)
2011 Kyle Weems Missouri State
2012 Doug McDermott Creighton (6)
2013 Doug McDermott (2) Creighton (7)
2014 Fred VanVleet Wichita State (5)
2015 Seth Tuttle Northern Iowa (3)
2016 Fred VanVleet (2) Wichita State (6)
2017 Paris Lee Illinois State (3)
2018 Clayton Custer Loyola (IL)
2019 Marques Townes Loyola (IL) (2)
2020 AJ Green Northern Iowa (4)
2021 Cameron Krutwig Loyola (IL) (3)
2022 AJ Green (2) Northern Iowa (5)
2023

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