Cleveland, Ohio -- Today the Mid-American Conference announced that Ohio's D.J. Cooper and Akron's Keith Dambrot have earned top honors for the 2012-13 men's basketball season. Cooper was named Player of Year, while Dambrot was tabbed Coach of the Year. This marks the first time either have earned such distinction. The Player of the Year and Coach of the Year awards were voted on by a 27-member MAC News Media Association panel.