UK – U of L MVP Award

 

History of the MVP Award

The Bluegrass Sports Commission hands out the Most Valuable Player award for the Battle of the Bluegrass, the annual Kentucky vs. Louisville men’s basketball game. The MVP is selected by a panel of the BSC Board of Directors. The award goes to the game’s player who gave an exceptional performance and/or had the biggest impact on the outcome of the game.

 

The MVP receives a championship belt from the Bluegrass Sports Commission (pictured to the right).

2019 MVP Award Winner

Tyrese Maxey

Past MVP Award Winners

Carlik Jones (Co-MVP)

December 26, 2020

20 pts, 5 reb, 2 ast

David Johnson (Co-MVP)

December 26, 2020

17 pts, 7 reb, 4 ast

Tyrese Maxey

December 28, 2019

27 pts, 7 reb

Tyler Herro

December 29, 2018

24 pts, 5 reb, 2 stl

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

December 29, 2017

24 pts, 5 reb, 4 ast, 3 stl

Quentin Snider

December 21, 2016

22 pts, 6 reb, 5 ast

Tyler Ulis

December 26, 2015

21 pts, 8 ast

Tyler Ulis

December 27, 2014

14 pts, 2 ast

James Young

December 28, 2013

18 pts, 10 reb

Russ Smith

December 29, 2012

21 pts, 7 reb, 3 ast, 3 st

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

December 31, 2011

24 pts, 19 reb

Josh Harrellson

December 31, 2010

23 pts, 14 reb