Jesse Hardin Jr.
Jesse Hardin Jr.
Year: 2015-16
Team: Men's Basketball

Hardin Jr. adds another honor to his lengthy list of accomplishments. He was an NABC and CCA All-Midwest Second Team Selection as well as an All-GLIAC First Team selection. Hardin Jr. helped the Cavaliers reach their first GLIAC Tournament Championship game and was named GLIAC South Player of the Week three times.

Hardin Jr. was exceptional behind the 3-point line as he led the GLIAC and was seventh in the nation with 109 treys made. He was second in the nation with 3.76 3-pointers made per game. Overall he was 109-of-254 from behind the arc to set new school records for makes and attempts in a season.

He was also an ironman for the Cavaliers as he played 38:26 minutes per game, a mark that ranked fifth in the nation. Hardin Jr. was also consistent through the season as he scored in double-figures 25 times, 30 points in six games, and reached a career-high 45 points in a thrilling win over Ferris State that saw him hit eight 3-pointers, including one at the end of the game to win it. He excelled in other areas of the floor as well as he recorded five double-doubles.