EDMONTON – Carleton forward Lloyd Pandi was honoured with the Mike Moser Memorial Trophy as U SPORTS men’s basketball Player of the Year Thursday night, at the annual All-Canadians gala.
Along with the league MVP, Pandi was also honoured as a First-Team All-Star. These awards add to Pandi's E.C. Lebel Plaque as OUA East MVP and OUA East First-Team All-Star honours from earlier this season. A member of the All-Rookie Team and a First-Team All-Canadian in 2020, Pandi is also the reigning back-to-back CEBL U SPORTS Player of the Year.
Lloyd Pandi was the complete package for the Ravens throughout the 2021-22 regular season. A versatile ball handler, Pandi displayed his depth of talent finishing in the top ten in field goal percentage, free-through percentage and rebounds. Pandi had double-digit points in 11 of 14 games.
Pandi's impressive offensive contributions included double-digit points for eight straight games to start the season. Through those eight games, Pandi recorded 5 double-doubles.
With key injuries to Ravens starters, Pandi demonstrated his leadership and professionalism taking on new roles as a leader on the Ravens defence. Pandi's defensive numbers are even more impressive when you consider that he collected only 31 personal fouls.
Pandi becomes the ninth Raven to win the Mike Moser Memorial Trophy and the first since Connor Wood in 2017. Since 2005-2006 six different Ravens have now won the award, a list that also includes Osvaldo Jeanty, Aaron Doornekamp, Tyson Hinz, and Philip Scrubb.
The U SPORTS Final 8 presented by the Westin Edmonton tips off on Friday, with the Ravens in action at 10 p.m. ET against the UVic Vikes.
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