The Philadelphia Big Five has named their award winners for the 2011-2012 season. Penn guard Zack Rosen is the Player of the Year while Temple Coach Fran Dunphy won the Coach of the Year honors. The individual award winners and the all-Big Five teams are listed below.
2012 Philadelphia Big 5 Awards
Player of the Year – Zack Rosen, Penn
Most Improved Player – Earl Pettis, La Salle
Rookie of the Year – Jerrell Wright, La Salle
Coach of Year – Fran Dunphy, Temple
Scholar-Athlete – Zack Rosen, Penn
Team of Year – Temple
Best Free Throw Percentage – Maalik Wayns, Villanova
Leading Scorer (ppg) – Zack Rosen, Penn
First Team: Zack Rosen, Penn Ramone Moore, Temple Maalik Wayns, Villanova Khalif Wyatt, Temple Langston Galloway, Saint Joseph’s
Second Team: Tyreek Duren, La Salle Earl Pettis, La Salle Carl Jones, Saint Joseph’s Ramon Galloway, La Salle C.J. Aiken, Saint Joseph’s Juan Fernandez, Temple
The awards banquet will be held on Monday, April 23, 2012 at Temple University.