Caver Named Tom Scott Award Winner by Norfolk Sports Club
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, Va. - Former Old Dominion University men’s basketball guard Ahmad Caver (Atlanta, Ga.) was named the Tom Scott Award Winner, the Norfolk Sports Club announced at their luncheon on Monday. The Tom Scott Award is given to ODU's top senior student-athlete as voted on by the Norfolk Sports Club.
“Winning the Tom Scott Award means a lot to me, all of the hard work and sacrifices I made in college paid off,” said Caver. “I’m glad some people are recognizing it and I will continue to grow as an athlete, as well as a human being.”
Ahmad Caver Postseason Honors:
-First Team All-Conference USA
-Conference USA All-Tournament Team
-Named East Team’s MVP of the NABC Reese’s College All-Star Game
-Competed in the Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship
-Second Team All-State
-All-NABC District 11 First Team
Caver led ODU in assists, steals and minutes played in 2018-19, while helping the Monarchs get back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2011. His 1316:43 total minutes played ranked third in the NCAA and first in the C-USA; while, he also became the program leader for career minutes logged. His 193 assists (5.5 apg) this past season ranked 24th in the country and third in the league, while his 2.54 assist to turnover ratio ranked 37th in the nation and second in the C-USA. Caver’s 119 free-throws made ranked fourth in the league and his 196 field-goals made ranked sixth in Conference USA. He averaged 16.6 points per outing, which was ninth most in the conference. Caver drilled 70 three-pointers this past season, which was the 13th most in Conference USA and his 1.43 steals per game ranked 14th in the C-USA.