Machado, Glover Add To Postseason Award Tally
Courtesy: ICGaels.com  
Release: Thursday 03/22/2012
NEW ROCHELLE, NY - Iona College men’s basketball seniors Scott Machado and Mike Glover continue to add postseason accolades to their basketball resumes as the duo were named to the 2012 Lute Olsen All-America Team and the ECAC All-Stars squad. Glover and Machado are now eligible for the Lute Olson National Player of the Year Award. 

Machado was also named as a member of the Basketball Times All-American First team. Joining the Iona guard on the first team is Anthony Davis from Kentucky, Thomas Robinson of Kansas, Doug McDermott from Creighton and Isaiah Canaan from Murray state. 

Machado adds his sixth post season accolade when he was named to the ECAC First Team that is comprised of C.J. McCollum (Legigh), Kevin Jones (West Virginia), Kris Joseph (Syracuse), and Andrew Nicholson (Saint Bonaventure). Glover ends his two-year Iona campaign with is fourth postseason honor on the Second Team with Jeremy Lamb (Connecticut), Mike Scott (Virginia), Zack Rosen (Pennsylvania) and Mike Muscala (Bucknell). Lehigh's C.J. McCollum was named Player of the Year and Duke's Austin River's was named Rookie of the Year. 

The Queens, New York native has already picked up the 2012 Pepsi Max MAAC Player of the Year award along with MAAC First Team honors. He was named to the USBWA and NABC All-District Teams. Machado finished as a top-15 in the Naismith Award and a top-11 finalist for the Bob Cousy Award.  Earlier in the season, Machado was named to the Lou Henson Award mid-season honors presented by CollegeInsider.com. 

Glover like Machado was named to the USBWA and NACB All-District Team and was an All-MAAC First Team member.  Glover began the season being tabbed on the Preseason Top 50 list for the John R. Wooden Award by the Los Angeles Athletic Club.  The Lute Olson Award is presented annually to the nation's top Division I player who has played at least two seasons with his respective team. 

The award is named in honor of coaching great Lute Olson, who won 780 games in 34 seasons, 24 of which were spent at the University of Arizona. During that stretch he led the Wildcats to 11 Pac-10 Conference titles, 23 consecutive NCAA Tournaments, four Final Four appearances and a National Championship in 1997. 

The winner of the 2012 Lute Olson Award will be announced on March 30 in New Orleans, site of the NCAA men's basketball championship. Connecticut's Kemba Walker was the recipient of the 2011 award.

Lute Olsen All-America Team
Harrison Barnes 	So. 	North Carolina
Isaiah Canaan 		Jr. 	Murray State
D.J. Cooper 		Jr. 	Ohio
Jae Crowder 		Sr. 	Marquette
Anthony Davis 		Fr. 	Kentucky
Marcus Denmon 		Sr. 	Missouri
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 	Fr. 	Kentucky
Mike Glover 		Sr. 	Iona
Draymond Green 		Sr. 	Michigan State
Tu Holloway 		Sr. 	Xavier
Scoop Jardine 		Sr. 	Syracuse
Kevin Jones 		Sr. 	West Virginia
Orlando Johnson 	Sr. 	UC Santa Barbara
Damian Lillard 		Jr. 	Weber State
Scott Machado 		Sr. 	Iona
Kendall Marshall 	So. 	North Carolina
C.J. McCollum 		Jr. 	Lehigh
Doug McDermott 		So. 	Creighton
Mike Moser 		So. 	UNLV
Andrew Nicholson 	Sr. 	St. Bonaventure
Austin Rivers 		Fr. 	Duke
Thomas Robinson 	Jr. 	Kansas
Mike Scott 		Sr. 	Virginia
Jared Sullinger 	So. 	Ohio State
Tyler Zeller 		Sr. 	North Carolina
Basketball Times All-America First Team
Scott Machado		Sr. 	Iona College
Anthony Davis		Fr.	Kenutcky
Thomas Robinson		Jr.	Kansas
Doug McDermott		So.	Creighton
Isaiah Canaan		Jr.	Murray State	

ECAC Division I Men’s Basketball All-Star Team
Player of the Year
C.J. McCollum 		Jr. 	 Lehigh 
Rookie of the Year
Austin Rivers 		Fr. 	 Duke 
First Team
C.J. McCollum 		Jr. 	 Lehigh 
Scott Machado 		Sr. 	 Iona College
Kevin Jones 		Fr.	 West Virginia 
Andrew Nicholson 	So. 	 St. Bonaventure 
Kris Joseph 		Sr.  	 Syracuse 
Second Team
Jeremy Lamb 		So.	 Connecticut
Zack Rosen 		Sr.	 Pennsylvania
Mike Scott 		Sr. 	 Virginia
Mike Glover 		Sr. 	 Iona College
Mike Muscala		Jr.	 Bucknell
Scott Machado Postseason Accolades 
2012 Pepsi Max MAAC Player of the Year
2012 MAAC First Team All-Conference
USBWA All-District 
NACB All-District
Top-15 Naismith Award
Top-11 Bob Cousy Award
Lute Olsen All-Amercia Team
Basketball Times All-America First Team
ECAC Division I Men’s Basketball All-Star Team
Mike Glover Postseason Accolades
2012 MAAC Fist Team All-Conference
USBWA All-District 
NACB All-District
Lute Olsen All-America Team
ECAC Division I Men’s Basketball All-Star Team
		

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