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2013 Lefty Driesell Award

APRIL 5, 2013


ATLANTA, GA -- Stony Brook's Tommy Brenton is the recipient of the 2013 Lefty Driesell Defensive Player of the Year award.

"Tommy Brenton was a difference maker on the floor for Stony Brook," ssaid CollegeInsider.com co-founder Angela Lento. "His abilities on the defensive end of the floor was a major reason the Seawolves won back-to-back America East regular season titles.

The Lefty Driesell award is named in honor of coaching legend Lefty Driesell, who is the only person to ever win 100 games at four different Division I schools. He is best known for his time at Maryland, leading the program to the National Invitational Tournament title in 1972 and its second-ever ACC Tournament Championship in 1984. He finished his career at Maryland with a 348-159 record and concluded his career with an impressive 786-394 mark.


Khem Birch (UNLV)
Tommy Brenton (Stony Brook)
Will Cherry (Montana)
Ian Clark (Belmont)
Aaron Craft (Ohio State)
Gorgui Dieng (Louisville)
Jontel Evans (Virginia)
Shane Larkin (Miami)
Zeke Marshall (Akron)
Nerlens Noel (Kentucky)
Chris Obekpa (St. John’s)
Victor Oladipo (Indiana)
Trevor Releford (Alabama)
André Roberson (Colorado)
Durand Scott (Miami)
Marcus Smart (Oklahoma State)
Michael Snaer (Florida State)
D.J. Stephens (Memphis)
Darius Theus (VCU)
Julian Washburn (UTEP)
Briante Weber (VCU)
Jeff Withey (Kansas)

* Due to a tie in the voting there are 22 players on the team.

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