Butler's Alex Barlow Named BIG EAST Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Alex Barlow, Butler

Alex Barlow, Butler

March 12, 2014

NEW YORK -- Butler University junior guard Alex Barlow has been chosen as the 2013-14 BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The selection was made by the Conference’s Academic Affairs Committee.

A junior from Springboro, Ohio, Barlow will receive a $2,000 scholarship which may be applied to graduate or professional studies.

Barlow holds a 3.73 grade point average in business finance.  He is a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team and made the Butler Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the fall of 2013 and 2011.

On the court, Barlow is an effective point guard who excels defensively.  He is averaging 6.7 points while starting all 29 games this season heading into The BIG EAST Championship Presented by NEW YORK LIFE.  He ranks second in the BIG EAST in steals with a 2.0 average.  Barlow’s 3.1 assist-to-turnover ratio is second in the league.  His 3.5 assist mark ranks 11th in the conference.

The BIG EAST Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year award is one of a number of scholarships presented by the BIG EAST Conference during the 2013-14 academic year. In addition, 20 student-athletes (one male and one female from each of the BIG EAST’s 10 member institutions) will receive postgraduate scholarships as the winners of their respective institutions’ Scholar-Athlete Award. The winners of the institutional and basketball awards are then eligible for the BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, which provides an additional postgraduate scholarship to one male and one female student-athlete.

BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athletes Of The Year
1985    Mike Moses    St. John’s
1986    Ron Rowan    St. John’s
1987    Harold Jensen    Villanova
1988    Mark Plansky    Villanova
1989    Ramon Ramos    Seton Hall
1990    Stephen Thompson    Syracuse
1991    Greg Woodard    Villanova
1992    Darren Morningstar    Pittsburgh
1993    Arturas Karnishovas    Seton Hall
1994    Arturas Karnishovas    Seton Hall
1995    Marc Molinsky    Boston College
1996    Adrian Griffin    Seton Hall
1997    Ya Ya Dia    Georgetown
1998    Pat Garrity    Notre Dame
1999    Rob Hodgson    Rutgers
2000    Lavor Postell    St. John’s
2001    Ruben Boumtje Boumtje    Georgetown
2002    Carlton Carter    Virginia Tech
2003    Emeka Okafor    Connecticut
2004    Emeka Okafor    Connecticut
2005    Craig Forth    Syracuse
2006    Joe Herber    West Virginia
2007    Aaron Gray    Pittsburgh
2008    Ted Talkington    West Virginia
2009    Alex Ruoff    West Virginia
2010    Tim Abromaitis    Notre Dame
2011    Tim Abromaitis    Notre Dame
2012    Tim Abromaitis    Notre Dame
2013    Peyton Siva    Louisville
2014    Alex Barlow    Butler


 

 

NEW YORK -- Butler University junior guard Alex Barlow has been chosen as the 2013-14 BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The selection was made by the Conference’s Academic Affairs Committee.

 

A junior from Springboro, Ohio, Barlow will receive a $2,000 scholarship which may be applied to graduate or professional studies.

 

Barlow holds a 3.73 grade point average in business finance.  He is a member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team and made the Butler Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the fall of 2013 and 2011.

 

On the court, Barlow is an effective point guard who excels defensively.  He is averaging 6.7 points while starting all 29 games this season heading into The BIG EAST Championship Presented by NEW YORK LIFE.  He ranks second in the BIG EAST in steals with a 2.0 average.  Barlow’s 3.1 assist-to-turnover ratio is second in the league.  His 3.5 assist mark ranks 11th in the conference.

 

The BIG EAST Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year award is one of a number of scholarships presented by the BIG EAST Conference during the 2013-14 academic year. In addition, 20 student-athletes (one male and one female from each of the BIG EAST’s 10 member institutions) will receive postgraduate scholarships as the winners of their respective institutions’ Scholar-Athlete Award. The winners of the institutional and basketball awards are then eligible for the BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, which provides an additional postgraduate scholarship to one male and one female student-athlete.

 

BIG EAST Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athletes Of The Year

1985     Mike Moses                  St. John’s

1986     Ron Rowan                   St. John’s

1987     Harold Jensen               Villanova

1988     Mark Plansky                Villanova

1989     Ramon Ramos              Seton Hall

1990     Stephen Thompson      Syracuse

1991     Greg Woodard             Villanova

1992     Darren Morningstar      Pittsburgh

1993     Arturas Karnishovas      Seton Hall

1994     Arturas Karnishovas      Seton Hall

1995     Marc Molinsky              Boston College

1996     Adrian Griffin                Seton Hall

1997     Ya Ya Dia                      Georgetown

1998     Pat Garrity                    Notre Dame

1999     Rob Hodgson               Rutgers

2000     Lavor Postell                 St. John’s

2001     Ruben Boumtje Boumtje           Georgetown

2002     Carlton Carter              Virginia Tech

2003     Emeka Okafor               Connecticut

2004     Emeka Okafor               Connecticut

2005     Craig Forth                   Syracuse

2006     Joe Herber                    West Virginia

2007     Aaron Gray                   Pittsburgh

2008     Ted Talkington             West Virginia

2009     Alex Ruoff                     West Virginia

2010     Tim Abromaitis             Notre Dame

2011     Tim Abromaitis             Notre Dame

2012     Tim Abromaitis             Notre Dame

2013     Peyton Siva                  Louisville

2014     Alex Barlow                  Butler