Cleanthony Early, Wichita State
Manny Arop, Indiana State
Jake Odum, Indiana State
Ron Baker, Wichita State
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Walt Lemon Jr., Bradley
Player of the Year — Early
NCAA Tournament teams — Wichita State
NIT teams — Indiana State, Bradley
Coaches on the hot seat: No MVC coach appears to be in trouble. Most are either established and successful or relatively new. Illinois State’s Dan Muller needs to get through this season with a minimum of turmoil and roster turnover or he might make his bosses nervous.