The C Spire Howell and C Spire Gillom Trophies
Posted on: March 29,2019
The C Spire Howell and C Spire Gillom Trophies are a part of the C Spire Outstanding Award Series. Presented each year to the state’s top men’s and women’s college basketball players, the awards are named in honor of our Mississippi Sports Hall of Famers Bailey Howell and Peggie Gillom Granderson.
Howell was an outstanding player at Mississippi State and in the NBA. He is a member of the Naismith (International) Basketball Hall of Fame. Gillom was an All-American at Ole Miss, played professionally and has coached in both college basketball, in the WNBA and in the Olympics.
The awards are presented in early March each year. See the photo gallery below featuring the previous winners of the awards.
The 2021 C Spire Howell Trophy was presented during a virtual presentation to Devontae Shuler of the University of Mississippi and the 2021 C Spire Gillom Trophy was presented to Shakira Austin of the University of Mississippi. Click here to read more about the 2021 winners.
The C Spire Outstanding Player Awards Series includes the C Spire Conerly, C Spire Howell, C Spire Gillom and the C Spire Ferriss Trophies.