(Orlando, FL) – Arnold Louis of the Heartland Prowl is the winner of the 2013 FBA Most Valuable Player, the FBA announced today.
Louis earns the honor after leading his team, the Heartland Prowl, to the 2013 FBA Championship on August 3rd of this year. The former Savannah State Tiger was also awarded the FBA Championship MVP honors after contributing 27 points, 15 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals to lead the Prowl to victory.
The FBA followed a point system based on the rating of each player by FBA team owners. To prevent bias, owners were not allowed to vote for their own players. Players Ernest Jones of the Florida Flight, Earl Mills of the Palm Beach Knights, and teammates Junior Geidi and Arnold Louis of the Heartland Prowl each garnered a 1st place vote. Louis received the highest point total based on his placement, thus receiving FBA MVP honors for the 2013 season.
Here is the final vote tally:
Arnold Louis, Forward, Prowl 32
Junior Geidi, Guard, Prowl 30
Earl Mills, Forward, Knights 24
Chris Stephenson, Forward, Rebels 24
Ernest Jones, Guard, Flight 23
Cory Lemons, Guard, Rebels 22
Corey Williams, Guard, Flight 22
Mark St. Fort, Forward, Prowl 21
Charles Louis, Forward, Knights 19
Michael Floyd, Guard, Prowl 19
Garvin Gordon, Forward, Flight 17
Stan Bufford, Guard, Rebels 14
Fabian Samuda, Guard, Knights 13
Jonathan Adamson, Forward, Flight 12
Germer Kinsey, Guard, Knights 11
Aubrey West, Guard, Rebels 9
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