The ESPY Awards are sports' version of the Oscar or the Grammy Awards. ESPN has created a show giving out awards in categories such as Best Male Athlete or Best Jockey or Best Female Athlete with a Disability.

The ESPYs also look at sports moments from the last year, looking at Best Game or Best Moment.

On Wednesday, the ESPYs will air on ESPN at 9 p.m., and a local basketball player is up for an award in one of the categories with his team.

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Lehigh University's win over Duke in the NCAA Tournament is up for one of the four nominations in Best Upset. Holy Spirit graduate B.J. Bailey is on Lehigh's basketball team and played a significant role through the last part of the season for the Mountain Hawks.

The Mountain Hawks are contending with Iowa State's upset over No. 2 and then-undefeated Oklahoma State in college football, the L.A. Kings winning the Stanley Cup as an eight seed and Norfolk State knocking off Missouri in its NCAA Tournament debut (also a 15 to be beat a two-seed) in the Best Upset category.

Lehigh was a 15 seed entering the tournament and the odds were against them beating No. 2 Duke. Up until that point, just five – the fifth happened earlier in the day with Norfolk State - 15 seeds have ever pulled off that feat in NCAA history.

Junior C.J. McCollum led Lehigh with 30 points against Duke. Bailey had no points, but four rebounds in 21 minutes off the bench.


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