Friday, June 9, 2023

Ole Miss’ Moody Named C Spire Finalist for Howell Trophy

Junior guard Stefan Moody has been named one of three finalists for the C Spire Howell Trophy, presented by the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. An Ole Miss player has won the award each of the last two seasons.

Photo courtesy Joshua McCoy, Ole Miss Athletics
Photo courtesy Joshua McCoy, Ole Miss Athletics

The Howell Trophy, named for Bailey Howell, goes to the most outstanding men’s collegiate basketball player in Mississippi. The trophy will be presented Monday, March 9, at an 11:30 a.m. awards luncheon at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.  Joining Moody as finalists are Southern Miss’ Chip Armelin and Delta State’s Devin Schmidt.

The finalists were selected by a state-wide panel of media who cover college basketball in Mississippi. Final voting will take place this week. Fans will also be able to vote for this year’s winner beginning Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. until Sunday, March 8, at 5 p.m., by visiting this website. The fan vote will comprise 10 percent of the final total.

A native of Kissimmee, Florida, Moody is a two-time SEC Player of the Week honoree this season and leads the SEC in scoring in league games at 18.4 ppg. He ranks fifth in the nation and leads the conference in free throw percentage at 91.2 percent and leads the SEC averaging 1.9 steals/game.

For ticket information, contact the Museum at 1-800-280-FAME (3263). All proceeds benefit the private, non-profit Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum.

Courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics