U.S. Basketball Writers Association USBWA NEWS ARCHIVE
News and columns from the 2011-12 basketball season
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APRIL 2012
USBWA statement on the reitirement of Pat Summitt (4.18.12)
Oklahoma City to host expanded men's college basketball awards event (4.17.12)
Baylor's Griner wins 2011-12 Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Year Award (4.3.12)

MARCH 2012
USBWA names Women's National Player of the Year Award in honor of Ann Meyers Drysdale (3.30.12)
USBWA announces 2011-12 Women's All-America Team (3.28.12)
Baylor's Mulkey wins 2011-12 Women's National Coach of the Year Award (3.28.12)
Duke's Williams wins 2011-12 Women's National Freshman of the Year Award (3.28.12)
Kentucky's Davis wins 2011-12 Oscar Robertson Trophy (3.19.12)
Missouri's Haith wins 2011-12 Henry Iba (3.19.12)
Kentucky's Davis wins 2011-12 Wayman Tisdale Award (3.13.12)
USBWA announces 2011-12 Men's All-America Team (3.12.12)
USBWA announces 2011-12 Men's All-District Teams (3.6.12)
USBWA men's awards calendar set (3.6.12)
Five first-year standouts selected to Women's National Freshman of the Year Watch List (3.1.12)
Ten coaches selected to Women's National Coach of the Year Watch List (3.1.12)

THE TIPOFF: MARCH 2012
Lenox Rawlings: Change a common denominator among writers of all ages
Joe Mitch: Most Courageous Award presented for 35th time
Dana O'Neil: Most Courageous honors go to Summitt, Florida State's James
Louisville's Klein wins Katha Quinn Award
Washington Post's Yanda is 2012 Rising Star winner
Kevin Armstrong: Mentors are critical for the next generation

FEBRUARY 2012
Michigan State's Green is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.21.12)
Temple's Peddy is Women's National Player of the Week (2.21.12)
Five finalists named for Wayman Tisdale Award (2.15.12)
Kansas' Withey is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.14.12)
Maryland's Hawkins is Women's National Player of the Week (2.14.12)
USBWA announces 2012 Women's Player of the Year Midseason Watch List (2.9.12)
Pittsburgh's Woodall is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.7.12)
South Carolina's Grant is Women's National Player of the Week (2.7.12)
USBWA announces 2012 Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List (2.6.12)

JANUARY 2012
Duke's Plumlee is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.31.12)
Connecticut's Hayes is Women's National Player of the Week (1.31.12)
Washington State's Aden is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.24.12)
St. Bonaventure's Jenkins is Women's National Player of the Week (1.24.12)
Illinois' Paul is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.17.12)
Purdue's Rayburn is Women's National Player of the Week (1.17.12)
Weber State's Lillard is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.10.12)
Delaware's Delle Donne is Women's National Player of the Week (1.10.12)
Missouri State's Weems is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.3.12)
Georgetown's Rodgers is Women's National Player of the Week (1.3.12)

THE TIPOFF: JANUARY 2012
Lenox Rawlings: Time tells us that history will keep taking twists and turns
Joe Mitch: Get your Final Four started with annual USBWA breakfast
Cushman, DeCourcy, Finney form USBWA's next Hall of Fame class
Malcolm Moran: Shining moments found in glare of Penn State negativity
Winn snares another first, second in best writing contest

DECEMBER 2011
Creighton's McDermott is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.27.11)
Stanford's Ogwumike is Women's National Player of the Week (12.27.11)
Iona's Glover is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.20.11)
Baylor's Griner is Women's National Player of the Week (12.20.11)
Kansas' Robinson is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.13.11)
Kentucky's Mathies is Women's National Player of the Week (12.13.11)

THE TIPOFF: NOVEMBER 2011
Lenox Rawlings: USBWA benefits extend beyond directories and contests
Joe Mitch: It's time to start thinking about this year's awards nominees
Mel Greenberg: USBWA's role in women's hoops is 'all about the legacy'
Kirk Wessler: You might be someone's mentor without even knowing it
Dana O'Neil: Money talks as schools, conferences continue to walk
Tar Heels, Sullinger are USBWA favorites; Davis, Rivers split freshman vote

OCTOBER 2011
USBWA names 2011-12 Wayman Tisdale Award Preseason Watch List (10.20.11)

AUGUST 2011
Join the USBWA or renew your membership online now (8.8.11)

THE TIPOFF: AUGUST 2011
Lenox Rawlings: USBWA, CoSIDA can help each other in confusing times
Joe Mitch: SBWA's summer mission: Reach a record 1,000 members
USBWA unveils dynamic new logo for coming season
Burlison joins USBWA board

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