Bevo Francis Award

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Bevo Francis Award
Given forThe nation’s top small college basketball player
CountryUnited States
Presented bySmall College Basketball Foundation
First award2016
Most recentAston Francis, Wheaton

The Bevo Francis Award is a college basketball award given annually since 2016. The award recognizes the top small college basketball player in the United States for a given season; the award is named after the late Bevo Francis, who earned national acclaim and All-American status for Rio Grande College in the 1950s.

Eligible players must come from below NCAA Division I. Players are eligible if the play in the following college basketball divisions:

The first winner was Dominez Burnett of Davenport University.


Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player has been awarded the Bevo Francis Award
Dominez Burnett won the inaugural award in 2016.
Season Player School Class Division Ref
2015–16 Dominez Burnett Davenport Senior NAIA Division II [1]
2016–17 Justin Pitts Northwest Missouri State Junior NCAA Division II [2]
2017–18 Emanuel Terry Lincoln Memorial Senior NCAA Division II [3]
2018–19 Aston Francis Wheaton Senior NCAA Division III [4]

Winners by school[edit]

School Winners Years
Davenport 1 2016
Lincoln Memorial 1 2018
Northwest Missouri State 1 2017
Wheaton 1 2019


  1. ^ "Dominez Burnett named inaugural Bevo Francis award winner". April 25, 2016. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  2. ^ Zenner, Brandon (April 3, 2017). "Pitts named Bevo Francis Award winner". News-Press NOW. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  3. ^ "Emanuel Terry lauded with 2018 Bevo Francis Award". Lincoln Memorial Railsplitters. April 2, 2018. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  4. ^ "Wheaton's Aston Francis wins the prestigious Bevo Francis Award". Wheaton Thunder. April 9, 2019. Retrieved April 9, 2019.

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