Skeens named MIAA Defensive POY for 3rd year in a row

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WIBW) -- Brady Skeens has cemented himself as one of the greatest defenders in MIAA history.

The Washburn senior was named the MIAA Defensive Player of the Year for the third year in a row, becoming just the second player in conference history (Matt Rogers, Southwest Baptist) to win the award three times.

Skeens was also earned first team All-MIAA accolades and All-Defensive Team honors.

In his senior season, Skeens is averaging 14.4 points and 10.7 rebounds per game. He leads the conference in rebounding average.

He also leads the MIAA in blocks with 2.4 per game.

Skeens wasn't the only Ichabod to receive conference honors; junior guard Javion Blake earned honorable mention All-MIAA honors for the third consecutive season.

Blake and Skeens tied to lead the team in points per game while Blake led the team with 52 3-pointers this season.

Washburn plays in the MIAA Tournament quarterfinals on Friday, March 2 in Kansas City.