IRVING, Texas – Old Dominion sophomore Zoran Talley (Merrillville, Ind.) was named the 2016-17 Conference USA Sixth Man of the Year on Tuesday afternoon.
Talley came off the bench for Old Dominion in 19 of 25 contests played this season. His 12.3 points per contest ranks second for the Monarchs, while his 2.1 assists per game also ranks second on the squad. Talley hauls down 3.6 rebounds per game, which ranks fifth for Old Dominion. For the season, Talley has scored 287 points while shooting 48% from the floor. Zoran has hauled down 85 rebounds and dished out 45 assists this season. Talley has also helped ODU obtain a No. 1 ranking in the conference for scoring defense, as the Monarchs allow just 61.1 points per game.
2016-17 CONFERENCE USA SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR Zoran Talley, Old Dominion, So., F, 6-7, 200, Merrillville, Indiana
2016-17 CONFERENCE USA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR William Lee, UAB, Jr., F, 6-9, 210, Plantersville, Alabama
2016-17 CONFERENCE USA NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR JaCorey Williams, Middle Tennessee, Sr., F, 6-8, 220, Birmingham, Alabama
2017 C-USA TOURNAMENT INFO For a complete look at the 2017 Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship presented by metroPCS headquarters, please CLICK HERE. This link will provide the schedule of events/bracket, TV schedule, ticket information and more. The 2017 C-USA Tournament will be held on March 8-11 in Birmingham, Ala. at Legacy Arena.
2017 Conference USA Championship Schedule Legacy Arena at BJCC, Birmingham, Ala.
Wednesday, March 8 (8) WKU vs. (9) UTSA (Campus Insiders) - 12:30pm (12) Southern Miss vs. (5) Rice (Campus Insiders) - 3:00pm (10) Charlotte vs. (7) UAB (Campus Insiders) - 6:30pm (11) Florida Atlantic vs. (6) Marshall (Campus Insiders) - 9:00pm
Thursday, March 9 WKU/UTSA vs. (1) Middle Tennessee (ASN) - 12:30pm USM/Rice vs. (4) UTEP (ASN) - 3:00pm CHA/UAB vs. (2) Louisiana Tech (ASN) - 6:30pm FAU/MAR vs. (3) Old Dominion (ASN) - 9:00pm