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It was Oakland’s version of a “one-and-done.”

And what a “one” it was.

Kendrick Nunn, in his lone season wearing the Golden Grizzlies uniform, was named Horizon League player of the year, in coaches’ and media voting announced Wednesday.

Nunn joins Kay Felder (2015-16) as Oakland players to win the award.

Nunn, who sat out last year after transferring from Illinois, is second in the nation in scoring, at 26.4 points a game. He trails Oklahoma’s Trae Young (28.0) entering this week’s Horizon League tournament at Little Caesars Arena.

Nobody in the nation has more 30-point games than Nunn’s 11. In his last two games, Nunn has scored 37 and 39 points.

At Illinois, Nunn, 6-foot-3 and 184 pounds and from Chicago, averaged 15.5 points as a junior, 11.1 as a sophomore and 6.2 as a freshman.

Joining him on first-team All-Horizon League was teammate and fellow senior Jalen Hayes, who has averaged 19 points.

Other honorees of note: Detroit Mercy junior Kam Chatman, a Michigan transfer, made second-team, Detroit Mercy’s Jermaine Jackson Jr. made the all-freshman team, and Oakland red-shirt senior Martez Walker made the all-defensive team. Youngstown State senior Cameron Morse, of Flint, also made second-team.

On the women’s side, Oakland junior Taylor Jones was sixth player of the year, while Detroit Mercy’s Lexey Tobel made the all-freshman team.

The Horizon League tournament starts Friday, with the Oakland women playing UIC at noon, the Detroit Mercy women playing Northern Kentucky at 2:30, and the Detroit Mercy men playing Green Bay at 5:30. The Oakland men start Sunday, against IUPUI at 7:30.

HORIZON LEAGUE AWARDS

MEN

FIRST TEAM

Khalil Small, Green Bay

Drew McDonald, Northern Kentucky

Jalen Hayes, Oakland

Kendrick Nunn, Oakland

Grant Benzinger, Wright State

SECOND TEAM

Kameron Chatman, Detroit Mercy

Jeremiah Bell, Milwaukee

Lavone Holland II, Northern Kentucky

Loudon Love, Wright State

Cameron Morse, Youngstown State

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM

Tyree Appleby, Cleveland State

Jermaine Jackson Jr., Detroit Mercy

Jalen Tate, Northern Kentucky

Loudon Love, Wright State

Naz Bohannon, Youngstown State

ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM

Khalil Small, Green Bay

Jalen Tate, Northern Kentucky

Martez Walker, Oakland

Tai Odiase, UIC

Mark Hughes, Wright State

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Kendrick Nunn, Oakland

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Tai Odiase, UIC

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Loudon Love, Wright State

SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR: Godwin Boahen, UIC

COACH OF THE YEAR: Scott Nagy, Wright State

WOMEN

FIRST TEAM

Ashanti Abshaw, Cleveland State

Khayla Livingston, Cleveland State

Jessica Lindstrom, Green Bay

Danielle Lawrence, IUPUI

Chelsea Welch, Wright State

SECOND TEAM

Allie LeClaire, Green Bay

Macee Williams, IUPUI

Steph Kostowicz, Milwaukee

Jenny Lindner, Milwaukee

Indiya Benjamin, Youngstown State

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM

Lexey Tobel, Detroit Mercy

Karly Murphy, Green Bay

Macee Williams, IUPUI

Kailey Coffey, Northern Kentucky

Chelsea Olson, Youngstown State

ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM

Shadae Bosley, Cleveland State

Jessica Lindstrom, Green Bay

Jen Wellnitz, Green Bay

Jenna Gunn, IUPUI

Emily Vogelpohl, Wright State

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Chelsea Welch, Wright State

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jen Wellnitz, Green Bay

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Macee Williams, IUPUI

SIXTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Taylor Jones, Oakland

COACH OF THE YEAR: Austin Parkinson, IUPUI

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