A pair of Sycamores have earned All-Missouri Valley Conference honors as announced on Tuesday. Jake Odum was named to the All-MVC First Team while Manny Arop was a honorable mention selection.
Odum earns first team honors for the second consecutive season. He becomes just the fourth Sycamore to earn consecutive All-MVC First Team honors, joining a group of Larry Bird, Carl Nicks and John Sherman Williams. Odum has been named All-MVC in each of his four seasons in the program and is just the second Sycamore to earn all-league honors in four different seasons.
Senior guard Manny Arop joined Odum on the list with honorable mention honors. Arop heads into the conference tournament averaging 11.0 points and 4.6 rebounds to rank 15th in the league.
It was also announced that sophomore Khristian Smith has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Sixth Man Of The Year. Smith is the first Sycamore to earn the league’s Sixth Man Of The Year Award.