Villanova forward and Big East Player of the Year Josh Hart was named the winner of the 2016-17 Julius Erving Award on Friday evening at the Hoophall Awards.
Congratulations to @JoshHart_3 - The 2016-17 Julius Erving Award Winner! #AllHart pic.twitter.com/7slLbLmHqH— Villanova MBB (@NovaMBB) April 8, 2017
The Julius Erving Award has been given to the nation’s best small forward since 2014-15. Hart joins Arizona’s Stanley Johnson and Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine as the award’s winners.
Hart averaged 18.7 points and 6.4 rebounds per game this season.