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CuseNation Awards: Defensive POY

Fab Melo

CuseNation.com brings you an objective look at the 2011-12 Syracuse basketball season, but we dial it back some in our initial reviews. Certain players had standout campaigns – and they will be recognized in the 2011-12 CuseNation hoops awards. On Day 3 of the series, we crown a Defensive Player of the Year.

The process of singling out one player on a defense like Syracuse - which ranked third in America in blocked shots per game (6.9), fifth in steals per game (9.1) and eighth in field goal percentage defense (38.5) – is no easy task. However, we do just that on the heels of the 2011-12 season wrapping up with the Elite Eight loss to Ohio State. Nominees: Fab Melo, Dion Waiters, C.J. Fair, Kris...

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