Thurs., Oct. 12: Former University of Dayton basketball coach Don Donoher has been named the winner of this year's Dean Smith Award given annually by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association to an individual in college basketball who embodies the spirit and values of the late North Carolina coach. Donoher will be presented with the award at a dinner in Dayton on Dec. 13. Washington Post sportswriter John Feinstein, a past president of the USBWA and the person who suggested creating an award honoring Smith, will present the award to Donoher.
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Shannon Evans and Jaime Nared each led an upset of the nation's No. 2 team this past week.
Tue., Dec. 12: The USBWA has named its national players of the week for the week ending Dec. 10. Arizona State guard Shannon Evans II is the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week, while Jaime Nared of Tennessee is the Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week. Freshman honors went to Arizona's Deandre Ayton and Oklahoma State's Braxtin Miller.
Evans is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week | Arizona's Ayton grabs Tisdale weekly honor
Nared, Miller are Ann Meyers Drysdale and National Freshman of the Week
Division III Players of the Week: Adrian's Justin Webster, Suffolk's Georgia Bourikas
Division II Players of the Week: Florida Institute of Technology's Daniel, Ashland's Johnson
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Online Membership Application | Online directory (for current members)
Credentialing Application | Durando, Golden awarded USBWA scholarships
NCAA memo: Best practices for media access, seating and security
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Joe Mitch: Former executive director Steve Guback donates $100,000 to USBWA.
NCAA: A "best practices" memo for access and seating for media was sent to Division I schools.
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