Fri., March 31: Kansas senior guard Frank Mason III has been named the winner of the Oscar Robertson Trophy as the national player of the year in voting by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. A consensus first-team All-America selection and the USBWA's District VI Player of the Year, Mason is the first Kansas player in school history to receive national player of the year honors from the USBWA since the award was first presented to Robertson in the 1958-59 season.
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Mel Greenberg: Kelsey Plum was named the Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Year
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