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Bobby Anderson Named Player of the Year

April 2, 2008 - Premier Basketball League (PBL) - Quad City Riverhawks News Release

Davenport, Iowa-USBASKET.COM has released their 2008 All PBL League awards and the Player of the Year comes from the Quad City Riverhawks Bobby Anderson a 6'6"shooting guard from Peoria, Illinois. On the year Anderson avg. 17.9 ppg and 9.5 rpg and 3.2 apg. Riverhawks head coach LaTroy Farrow stated "We as a organization are excited about this great award for such a great player and we look forward in having Bobby back for us next year." Bobby shot 50% from behind the 3 point line and was a key defensive player for the Riverhawks who ended their season with a record of 15-6 and Western Division regular season championship. The Riverhawks also landed guard Ryan Edwards on the first team all PBL team. Edwards on the year averaged 21.3 ppg and 5.9 rpg and 2.6 apg.

Here are the USBASKET.COM PBL awards:

Player of the Year: Bobby Anderson (6'6''-G-79) of Quad City Guard of the Year: Bobby Anderson (6'6''-G-79) of Quad City Forward of the Year: James Reaves (6'8''-F-82) of Rochester Center of the Year: Aaron Williams (6'8''-C/F-85) of Reading Coach of the Year: Rod Baker of Rochester

1st Team Ryan Edwards of Quad City James Reaves of Rochester Bobby Anderson of Quad City Jeremy Bell (6'0''-G-83) of Arkansas Aaron Williams (6'8''-C/F-85) of Reading

2nd Team Marlin Johnson (6'4''-F-75) of Rochester Anthony Lumpkin (6'1''-G-78) of Jacksonville Charles Ward (6'7''-F-79) of Wilmington Reggie George (6'10''-C-85) of Rockford Tayron Thomas (6'3''-G) of Reading

Honorable Mention Brian Greene (6'5''-G/F-84) of Jacksonville Stanley Thomas (6'5''-F-80) of Chicago Jermaine Williams (6'7''-G/F-79) of Wilmington Jared Mills (6'6''-F-81) of Reading Frank Richards (6'2''-G-82) of Rockford

Riverhawks News: The Riverhawks are pleased to announce that forward Quinnel Brown and forward Keith Gayden have continued their playing careers in the IBL. Brown from Auburn University has signed with the Gary Steeleheads and Gayden a forward from Duquesne University has re-signed with the Elgin Racers where he was named a 2007 IBL all-star.

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