April 13, 2006
Seatltle - All-American guard Brandon Roy was named the KJR Radio Most Valuable Player, headlining the awards presentation Wednesday evening during the annual Washington men's basketball awards banquet at Bank of America Arena.
A first-team All-American and Pac-10 Player of the Year, Roy (Seattle/Garfield HS) led the Huskies to a second-place finish in the Pac-10 and another NCAA Tournament appearance. Roy led the team in scoring, blocks and assists and ranked among the Pac-10 league leaders in nine of the 13 categories listed.
Roy was the recipient of three other awards. He was also give the Wurster Hustle Award, recognizing the team's top hustler, Playmaker Award, an award he also won in 2005, and the John Meyers Defensive Player Award, which he shared with teammate Bobby Jones.
Roy was the only Husky to win multiple awards.
Washington registered a 26-7 record in 2006 and advanced to the Sweet 16 in back-to-back season for the first time in school history.
101 Club Scholar Athlete: Hans Gasser
Harshman Trophy - Top Rebounder: Jon Brockman
Industrial Award: Joe Wolfinger
Tyee Sports Council Community Service: Zane Potter
Wurster Hustle Award: Brandon Roy
Brandon West Walk On Award: Brandon Burmeister
Playmaker Award: Brandon Roy
Coaches Award: Ryan Appleby
Hec Edmundson Most Inspirational: Joel Smith
John Meyers Defensive Player Award: Brandon Roy/Bobby Jones (co-winners)
Most Improved: Jamaal Williams
MVP: Brandon Roy