Howell, Gillom awards to be presented today

HENDERSON

HENDERSON

Daily Journal

Who are the state’s best college basketball players?

We’ll find out today as the C Spire-sponsored Howell and Gillom trophies are presented at a luncheon ceremony at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in Jackson.

Both 2013 winners are among the finalists this year.

Howell winner Marshall Henderson of Ole Miss is joined by teammate Jarvis Summers and Neil Watson of Southern Miss.

ALWAL

ALWAL

Gillom winner Martha Alwal of Mississippi State is joined by Ole Miss forward Tia Faleru and Southern Miss guard Jamierra Faulkner.

Media voting makes up 90 percent of the trophy ballot, but the public was invited to vote online through Sunday afternoon. The Southern Miss players dominated there, with Watson getting 77 percent of the men’s vote and Faulkner 56 percent on the women’s side.