ELMHURST, ILL. — After leading his team to its first Mid-Continent Conference regular-season title, Southern Utah senior Jeff Monaco has been voted the Mid-Con's Men's Basketball Player of the Year by both the league's coaches and media.
Monaco's teammate, junior Dan Beus, and Oakland's top freshman, Mike Helms , were honored as the Mid-Con's co-Newcomers of the Year by the coaches, while Southern Utah's head coach, Bill Evans, was tabbed as the league's Coach of the Year by both his peers and the media.
Beus was the media's choice for Newcomer of the Year.
WOMEN: After leading her team to a second-place finish — its best ever — in the Mid-Continent Conference, Oral Roberts junior Krista Ragan has been voted the Mid-Con's Women's Basketball Player of the Year by both the league's coaches and media.
Southern Utah junior Megan Woolston of West Jordan was named to the first team.