Timmy Bowers Is A Finalists for Bob Cousy Point Guard Of The Year Award - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

02/18/04

Timmy Bowers Is A Finalists for Bob Cousy Point Guard Of The Year Award

16 finalists have been named for the inaugural Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award and Mississippi State's Timmy Bowers is in that number.

The award is named in honor of the former Boston Celtics legendary playmaker and will be presented at a press conference at the NCAA Final Four in San Antonio on April 5th.

Timmy ranks 18th on Mississippi State's all-time scoring list with 1,188 career points, second on the Bulldogs 3-pointer list drilling 178 and he ranks fifth with 148 career steals.

He's helped Mississippi State reach a number four ranking guiding the Bulldogs to 21 wins in 22 games.  It's the highest Associated Press national ranking since the 1961-62 Mississippi State basketball team.

Bowers ranks 14th in scoring with a 15.3 average, third in assist with 4.5 an outing, tied for fourth in made 3-pointers and fifth in steals.

He ranks as Mississippi State's all-time winningest basketball player in having been a part of 87 career wins, including three consecutive 20-win seasons.

By A.J. Giardina

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