Karl Malone Award

Karl Malone Award
Awarded for The nation's top male power forward in NCAA Division I basketball
Country United States
Presented by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
First awarded 2015
Currently held by Georges Niang, Iowa State
Official website http://www.hoophallawards.com/

The Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award is an annual basketball award given by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to the top men's collegiate power forward. Following the success of the Bob Cousy Award which had been awarded since 2004, the award was one of four new awards (along with the Jerry West Award, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award and Julius Erving Award) created as part of the inaugural College Basketball Awards show in 2015.[1] It is named after 14-time NBA All-Star, 11-time All-NBA First Team player Karl Malone.[2] The inaugural winner was Montrezl Harrell.[3]


* Awarded a National Player of the Year award:
the Naismith College Player of the Year or the John R. Wooden Award
Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player has been awarded the Karl Malone Award
Season Player School Class
2014–15 Harrell, MontrezlMontrezl Harrell Louisville Junior
2015–16 Niang, GeorgesGeorges Niang Iowa State Senior

Winners by school

School Winners Years
Iowa State1 2016
Louisville 1 2015


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