The 2008 presentations of the Howell and Gillom trophies will be held in Tupelo this year.
The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame made the announcement Tuesday in Tupelo. The awards will be presented to the top men's and women's college basketball players in Mississippi on March 31.
Mississippi State's Bailey Howell and Mississippi's Peggie Gillom will be present, as will the three finalists for each award. The ceremony will mark the first time the Gillom Trophy has been presented.
Jackson State's Trey Johnson won the Howell Trophy last season.