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    April 13, 2022 Lynchburg, Va. RSS |

    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.

    VaSID Selections

    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

    First Team

    Darius McGhee, Liberty

    Keve Aluma, Virginia Tech

    Jake Stephens, VMI

    Josh Oduro, George Mason

    Joe Bryant Jr., NSU

    Second Team

    Justin Hill, Longwood

    Jayden Gardner, Virginia

    Jacob Gilyard, Richmond

    Vince Williams Jr., VCU

    Tyler Burton, Richmond

    Justyn Mutts, Virginia Tech