Bud Obee Outstanding Small Player Award

This award honors V.C. "Bud" Obee, Director of The Tournament during the championships first 24 years in Hutchinson. Obee is credited with much of the championship's sustained success during that important era. Since 1973, the award has been presented annually to the player displaying good character, leadership and loyalty to his fellow players and coaches. Special consideration is given to defensive ability. To be eligible for this award a player must be no taller than 6' 1". 

 

BUD OBEE OUTSTANDING SMALL PLAYER AWARD  |  2010-present
  PLAYER COLLEGE YEAR
  Keshon Montague Barton (KS) 2018
  Ahmed Ali Eastern Florida State  2017
  Chase Carlton Kilgore (TX) 2016
  Jarvis Williams Holmes (MS) 2015
  Lester Medford Indian Hills (IA) 2014
  Deandre Mathieu Central Arizona 2013
  Devonte Smith South Plains (TX) 2012
  Neil Watson Coffeyville (KS) 2011
  Joe Ragland North Platte (NE) 2010

 


Bud Obee Outstanding Small Player Award

This award honors V.C. "Bud" Obee, Director of The Tournament during the championships first 24 years in Hutchinson. Obee is credited with much of the championship's sustained success during that important era. Since 1973, the award has been presented annually to the player displaying good character, leadership and loyalty to his fellow players and coaches. Special consideration is given to defensive ability. To be eligible for this award a player must be no taller than 6' 1". 

 

BUD OBEE OUTSTANDING SMALL PLAYER AWARD  |  2000-09

PLAYER COLLEGE YEAR

Malcom Armstead Chipola (FL) 2009

Brian Green Salt Lake (UT) 2008

J.J. Seymour Coffeyville (KS) 2007

Keith Richardson Coffeyville (KS) 2006

Tarrance Crump Shelton State (AL) 2005

Brian Latham Midland (TX) 2004

Jihad Muhammed San Jacinto-Central (TX) 2003
  Thomas Hill Arkansas-Fort Smith 2002
  Marcus Banks Dixie State (UT) 2001
  Eugene Costelle Midland (TX) 2000

 



Bud Obee Outstanding Small Player Award

This award honors V.C. "Bud" Obee, Director of The Tournament during the championships first 24 years in Hutchinson. Obee is credited with much of the championship's sustained success during that important era. Since 1973, the award has been presented annually to the player displaying good character, leadership and loyalty to his fellow players and coaches. Special consideration is given to defensive ability. To be eligible for this award a player must be no taller than 6' 1". 

 

BUD OBEE OUTSTANDING SMALL PLAYER AWARD  |  1990-99

PLAYER COLLEGE YEAR

Barron Thelmon Indian Hills (IA) 1999

Ty Church Ricks (ID) 1998

Shawn Myrick North Idaho 1997

Detric White Connors State (OK) 1996

Carlo Walton Seward County (KS) 1995

Paul Banks Connors State (OK) 1994

Mike Kirksey Vincennes (IN) 1993
  Anthony Beane Three Rivers (MO) 1992
  Greg Watkins Aquinas (TN) 1991
  Mike Allen Connors State (OK) 1990

 



Bud Obee Outstanding Small Player Award

This award honors V.C. "Bud" Obee, Director of The Tournament during the championships first 24 years in Hutchinson. Obee is credited with much of the championship's sustained success during that important era. Since 1973, the award has been presented annually to the player displaying good character, leadership and loyalty to his fellow players and coaches. Special consideration is given to defensive ability. To be eligible for this award a player must be no taller than 6' 1". 

 

BUD OBEE OUTSTANDING SMALL PLAYER AWARD  |  1980-89

PLAYER COLLEGE YEAR

Larry Heath NE Oklahoma A&M 1989

Keith Gill Kankakee (IL) 1988

Greg Boo Harvey San Jacinto-Central (TX) 1987

Henry Buchanan Hutchinson (KS) 1986

Mike Murff Kankakee (IL) 1985

Wendell Owens Westchester (NY) 1984

Winfred Case Seminole State (OK) 1983
  Spud Webb Midland (TX) 1982
  Kevin Strozier Mott (MI) 1981
  Casper Ware Yavapai (AZ) 1980

 



Bud Obee Outstanding Small Player Award

This award honors V.C. "Bud" Obee, Director of The Tournament during the championships first 24 years in Hutchinson. Obee is credited with much of the championship's sustained success during that important era. Since 1973, the award has been presented annually to the player displaying good character, leadership and loyalty to his fellow players and coaches. Special consideration is given to defensive ability. To be eligible for this award a player must be no taller than 6' 1". 

 

BUD OBEE OUTSTANDING SMALL PLAYER AWARD  |  1970-79

PLAYER COLLEGE YEAR

Steve Swank Brevard (FL) 1979

Mike Bennett Palm Beach (FL) 1978

Russell Saunders Pensacola (FL) 1977

Joe McKeown Mercer County (NJ) 1976

Earl Hinton Grandview (IA) 1975

Ray Williams San Jacinto-Central (TX) 1974

Phil Garrett North Greenville (SC) 1973