2010–11 Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball season

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2010–11 Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball season
League NCAA Division I
Sport Basketball
Number of teams 10
TV partner(s) Fox Sports Midwest, ESPN, CBS Sports
Regular Season
Champion Missouri State
Season MVP Kyle Weems
Tournament
Champions Indiana State
Basketball seasons
← 09–10
11–12 →
2010–11 Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Missouri State 15 3   .833     26 9   .743
Wichita State 14 4   .778     29 8   .784
Indiana State 12 6   .667     20 14   .588
Northern Iowa 10 8   .556     20 14   .588
Creighton 10 8   .556     23 16   .590
Evansville 9 9   .500     16 16   .500
Drake 7 11   .389     13 18   .419
Southern Illinois 5 13   .278     13 19   .406
Illinois State 4 14   .222     12 19   .387
Bradley 4 14   .222     12 20   .375
2011 MVC Tournament winner
As of April 1, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll


The 2010–11 Missouri Valley Conference men's basketball season marks the 102nd season of Missouri Valley Conference basketball.

Preseason[edit]

Missouri Valley preseason poll[edit]

Rank Team Votes (First Place)[1]
1 Wichita State 382 (33)
2 Missouri State 313 (1)
3 Northern Iowa 289 (3)
4 Creighton 282
5 Bradley 264 (2)
6 Illinois State 165
7 Indiana State 136
8 Drake 121
9 Southern Illinois 120
10 Evansville 73

Missouri Valley preseason All-Conference team[edit]

Awards & honors[edit]

Missouri Valley All-Conference teams[edit]

Award Recipients[2]
First Team Kwadzo Ahelegbe (Northern Iowa)
J.T. Durley (Wichita State)
Doug McDermott (Creighton)
Andrew Warren (Bradley)
Kyle Weems (Missouri State)
Second Team Will Creekmore (Missouri State)
Colt Ryan (Evansville)
Jermaine Mallet (Missouri State)
Toure Murry (Wichita State)
Antoine Young (Creighton)
Honorable Mention Carlton Fay (Southern Illinois)
Anthony James (Northern Iowa)
Jake Odum (Indiana State)
Rayvonte Rice (Drake)
Carl Richard (Indiana State)
All-Newcomer Team Gregory Echenique (Creighton)
Doug McDermott (Creighton)
Jake Odum (Indiana State)
Rayvonte Rice (Drake)
Mamadou Seck (Southern Illinois)
All-Freshman Team Doug McDermott (Creighton)
Jahenns Manigat (Creighton)
Jake Odum (Indiana State)
Rayvonte Rice (Drake)
Nathan Scheer (Missouri State)
All-Defensive Team Kwadzo Ahelegbe (Northern Iowa)
Gregory Echenique (Creighton)
Jermaine Mallett (Missouri State)
Jake Odum (Indiana State)
Lucas O'Rear (Northern Iowa)
All-Bench Team Ben Smith (Wichita State)
Ned Cox (Evansville)
Jahenns Manigat (Creighton)
Jordan Printy (Indiana State)
Garrett Stutz (Wichita State)
Most Improved Team Will Creekmore (Missouri State)
David Kyles (Wichita State)
Anthony James (Northern Iowa)
Dyricus Simms-Edwards (Bradley)
Antoine Young (Creighton)
Scholar-Athlete First Team Kwadzo Ahelegbe (Northern Iowa)
Will Creekmore (Missouri State)
Dodie Dunson (Bradley)
Graham Hatch (Wichita State)
Jordan Printy (Indiana State)
Scholar-Athlete Second Team Aaron Carter (Indiana State)
Kaleb Korver (Creighton)
Blake Mishler (Illinois State)
Pieter von Tongeren (Evansville)
Ryan Wedel (Drake)
Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention Jordan Clarke (Drake)
Kerwin Dunham (Northern Iowa)
Alex Rubin (Illinois State)
Garrett Stutz (Wichita State)
Charonn Woods (Bradley)
Larry Bird Player of the Year Kyle Weems (Missouri State)
Newcomer of the Year Doug McDermott (Creighton)
Freshman of the Year Doug McDermott (Creighton)
Defensive MVP Kwadzo Ahelegbe (Northern Iowa)
Sixth Man of the Year Ben Smith (Wichita State)
Prairie Farms Scholar Athlete of the Year Will Creekmore (Missouri State)
Most Improved Team Captain Anthony James (Northern Iowa)
Coach of the Year Cuonzo Martin (Missouri State)

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