Meeks Named District Player of the Year
March 10, 2009
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Jodie Meeks was named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) District IV Player of the Year as announced by the organization on Tuesday.
Meeks led the Wildcats in scoring and ranked fifth nationally with a 24.7 ppg average during the regular season. He set the school record for points in a game when he poured in 54 at Tennessee and went on to break the single-season three-point record with 107 during the regular season.
Meeks is the seventh Wildcat in the last six years to receive USBWA All-District honors, but the first District Player of the Year in that time frame.