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Louie Tucker and Nedas Cholevinskas win the EABL MVP awards.

This years EABL season has provided us with some exciting and nail biting moments throughout the regular season and playoffs so far.

As for every year though, the EABL hands out the Most Valuable Player awards for the EABL Northern Conference and the EABL Southern Conference.

Louie Tucker – Northern Conference MVP

Louie Tucker has been exceptional all year round for SGS College, winning multiple players of the week awards and shooting the lights out of teams in the season.

The stats for the season don’t lie and Louie Tucker has been at the top nearly all year round, finishing as the EABL top scorer, averaging 25.6 points per game, and producing the highest efficiency with 22.

The game he epitomized his scoring excellence was against the Newcastle Eagles in November 2022, scoring 39 points in a blowout victory for SGS College.

As well as his PPG and efficiency, Tucker also finished eighth in the EABL for rebounding and 3PT%, averaging 9.8 rebounds per game and 36.2% from beyond the arc.

Despite their impressive start to the season, Tucker’s SGS College side dropped off at the turn of the year, missing out on the playoffs, finishing with a 8-5 record.

Nedas Cholevinskas – Southern Conference MVP

Barking’s Nedas Cholevinskas was the centre piece to their unbelievable success over the course of the regular season and playoffs.

Cholevinskas’ all-round game was exceptional, averaging 15 points per game and 7.8 rebounds per game, and finishing in the top ten for assists, with 2.8 a game.

Barking Abbey had many standouts in what has been a dominant year for them, finishing with the best record in EABL (11-1) and making a deep playoff run to the EABL Finals.

Just last week the Barking guard showed his class and importance to his team, scoring 24 points in a 79-72 victory over Charnwood in the final four of the EABL playoffs.

Barking Abbey, led by Cholevinskas, went on to successfully clinch the EABL Championship by defeating Myerscough College in the Playoff final.

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