Join the USBWA today! The U.S. Basketball Writers Association continues its annual membership drive and you can join us for the upcoming season in a matter of minutes. Benefits include the association's comprehensive print directory on top of travel and retails discounts. All for just $50 ($25 for students and 2016 graduates). Join by Oct. 17 to ensure your place in the print directory.
2016-17 USBWA Membership Application | Credentialing Application

Thurs., Oct. 13: Tom Izzo, who recently was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, is adding another award to a growing list of honors as the Michigan State coach. The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Izzo to receive this year's Dean Smith Award, given annually to an individual in college basketball who embodies the spirit and values of the late North Carolina coaching great. The USBWA established the award last year and selected former Georgetown coach John Thompson as the first recipient.
Complete release
USBWA names 2016-17 officers; Graney takes over as association president

Nov. 22: Virginia Wesleyan's Moore, Moravian's McPherson are Division III National Players of the Week
twitter
THE TIPOFF (NOV. 2016) > PRINTABLE VERSION | CODE OF ETHICS | USBWA LOGOS
Ed Graney: Does anyone know if Ken Bone is aware of the USBWA?
Joe Mitch: When the board began thinking about the Dean Smith Award, one name kept coming up.
A letter to the NCAA: USBWA asks NCAA to reconsider summer rule.
PRESEASON PICKS SIEGEL WINS SCHOLARSHIP WRITING CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED