Darius McGhee Named VaSID Player of the Year
Liberty’s Darius McGhee has been named the VaSID Player of the Year, becoming the first player in program history to win the award. McGhee has been also named First Team All-VaSID, becoming the fifth player in program history to earn First Team honors.
McGhee was sensation during his senior season, being named the ASUN Player of the Year for the second straight season averaging 24.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game. One of the best guards in the nation, the senior from Roxboro, N.C. ranks No. 1 in the nation in total points (812), total field goals made (276) and three-pointers made (142) and ranks No. 2 in the country in points per game (24.6). McGhee has set many records this season as he holds the ASUN single season record for most three-pointers made in a season along with setting the Liberty record for most three-pointers in a season, most points scored in a single game (48), most career three-pointers made (366) and set Liberty’s Division I record for most points scored in a single season (812). McGhee has had a historical season as he is the only person in the last 30 seasons of college basketball to score 800 points, grab 145 rebounds, record 115 assists, and make 140 three-pointers in a single season.
McGhee joins Peter Aluma, Larry Blair and Jesse Sanders as the only players in program history to earn VaSID honors in more than one season.
Coach of the Year: Mike Young, Virginia Tech
Rookie of the Year: Honor Huff, VMI
Player of the Year: Darius McGhee, Liberty
Defensive Player of the Year: Jacob Gilyard, Richmond
Darius McGhee, Liberty
Keve Aluma, Virginia Tech
Jake Stephens, VMI
Josh Oduro, George Mason
Joe Bryant Jr., NSU
Justin Hill, Longwood
Jayden Gardner, Virginia
Jacob Gilyard, Richmond
Vince Williams Jr., VCU
Tyler Burton, Richmond
Justyn Mutts, Virginia Tech