United States Basketball Writers Association U.S. BASKETBALL WRITERS AWARDS
Frank Kaminsky won the 2015 Oscar Robertson Trophy, presented to him by USBWA President Dana O'Neil of ESPN.com and Oscar Robertson. Coach Bo Ryan and the entire Wisconsin team were on hand for the announcement in Indianapolis at the NCAA Men's Final Four. (Photo: Lida DeGroote)

Dean Smith Award created: The U.S. Basketball Writers Association and the University of North Carolina jointly announced the creation of an award to honor the late Dean Smith, coaching legend and former Tar Heels basketball coach. The Dean Smith Award will be presented annually by the USBWA to an individual in college basketball who embodies the spirit and values represented by Smith. Candidates for the award will include coaches and non-coaches, both male and female, from all divisions of the NCAA and NAIA.
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Oscar Robertson Player of the Year Trophy
Presented to the nation's top Division I men's player
2014-15 winner: Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin

Ann Meyers Drysdale Women's Player of the Year
Presented to the nation's top Division I women's player
2014-15 winner: Breanna Stewart, Connecticut

Henry Iba Coach of the Year
Presented to the nation's top Division I men's head coach
2014-15 winner: Tony Bennett, Virginia

Women's Coach of the Year
Presented to the nation's top Division I women's head coach
2014-15 winner: Courtney Banghart, Princeton

Men's All-America Team
Presented at the conclusion of the regular season by the USBWA All-America Committee
2014-15 Men's All-America Team | 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 | 2010-11 | 2009-10 | 2008-09 | 2007-08
Freshman All-America Team: 2013-14 2012-13

Women's All-America Team
Presented at the conclusion of the season by the USBWA All-America Committee
2014-15 USBWA Women's All-America Team

Men's All-District Teams
Presented in nine regional districts for men at the conclusion of the season by the USBWA All-America Committee
2014-15 | 2013-14 | 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11 | 2009-10 | 2008-09 | 2007-08 | 2006-07 | 2005-06 | 2004-05 | 2003-04

Integris Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Year
Presented to the nation's top Division I men's freshman
2014-15 winner: Jahlil Okafor, Duke

Women's Freshman of the Year
Presented to the nation's top Division I women's freshman
2014-15 winner: Kelsey Mitchell, Ohio State

Katha Quinn Award
Presented to recognize those who have rendered a special service to the USBWA
2016 recipient: Dave Worlock

Most Courageous Award
Presented to a player, coach, official or administrator who has demonstrated extraordinary courage

USBWA Hall of Fame
Members of the USBWA who have made outstanding contributions to the organization

Rising Star Award
Presented to a distinguished USBWA member under age 30

Best Writing Contest
Contest to reward the best annual works by USBWA members

Larry Donald Scholarship
Presented at the annual "Full Court Press" sports journalism seminar

USBWA Scholarship
The USBWA annually awards one $1,000 scholarship to the son or daughter of a USBWA member entering college as a freshman or currently enrolled in a four-year institution.
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2006 Oscar Robertson Trophy winners Adam Morrison of Gonzaga and J.J. Redick of Duke helped Larry Bird unveil the Oscar Robertson Trophy in its permanent home, Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. (Photo: William Mathis)
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