U.S. Basketball Writers Association USBWA NEWS ARCHIVE
News and columns from the 2019-20 basketball season
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FEBRUARY 2020
USBWA unveils Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List (2.13.20)
Nevada's Harris is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.11.20)
Rice's Ogwumike, South Carolina's Boston earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (2.11.20)
King's Floyd, Wheeling's Ritz are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (2.11.20)
Springfield's Ross, Marymount's McShea are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (2.11.20)
Army West Point's Funk is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.4.20)
Drexel's Washington, Middle Tennessee's Hayes earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (2.4.20)
Francis Marion's Hill, Anderson's Mollenhauer are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (2.4.20)
Wesley's Cameron, Case Western Reserve's Lawrence are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (2.4.20)

THE TIPOFF: JANUARY 2020
Mike Waters: Reaching out to NABJ, AWSM and beyond
Malcolm Moran: Let's recognize best schools that allow media do its job
Five Hall of Famers: two centuries of experience
Mitch selected to Hall of Fame he helped originate
Wendy Parker: A pioneer for women's coverage
Reynolds a Rhode Island institution
Quick typing, quicker wit
Wilkinson stayed for the love of the game

JANUARY 2020
Oregon's Duarte is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.28.20)
Duke's Odom, Kansas State's Lee earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.28.20)
Southern New Hampshire's Joyce, Urbana's James are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (1.28.20)
LeTourneau's West, Bethel's Anderson are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (1.28.20)
Marquette's Howard is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.21.20)
Oregon's Ionecsu, Clemson's Robinson earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.21.20)
Southern Nazarene's Dunn, Le Moyne's Roberts are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (1.21.20)
Colby's Jefferson, Albright's Terrell are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (1.21.20)
Baylor's Butler is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.14.20)
Arizona State's Tapley, Virginia's Williams earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.14.20)
The College of Saint Rose's Sylla, Urbana's Hudson are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (1.14.20)
Centenary's LaBelle, John Carroll's Nagy are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (1.14.20)
Missouri Athletic Club to host College Basketball Awards Dinner (1.9.20)
Michigan State's Winston is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.7.20)
Oklahoma State's Mack, Oregon State's Jones earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.7.20)
King's Floyd, Arkansas-Fort Smith's Lollie are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (1.7.20)
La Roche's Frederick, Southern Virginia's Garrish are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (1.7.20)

DECEMBER 2019
Kentucky's Richards is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.31.19)
Maryland's Charles, Middle Tennessee's Hayes earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.31.19)
Southeastern Oklahoma State's Buckingham, Saint Anselm's Steinman are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (12.31.19)
UTSA's Jackson is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.24.19)
Texas' Collier, Villanova's Siegrist earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.24.19)
Oregon's Pritchard is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.17.19)
Minnesota's Pitts, Kansas State's Lee earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.17.19)
Southern Nazarene's Dunn, Davis & Elkins' Johnson are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (12.17.19)
Gordon's Demers, Augustana's Jones are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (12.17.19)
Iowa's Garza is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.10.19)
UConn's Walker, Penn's Padilla earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.10.19)
Pace's Wejnert, Catawaba's DeShazo are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (12.10.19)
York's Wagner, Mitchell's Wiley are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (12.10.19)
USBWA unveils 2019-20 Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List (12.5.19)
USBWA unveils 2019-20 Ann Meyers Drysdale Award Watch List (12.5.19)
Michigan's Teske is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.3.19)
Louisville's Evans, South Carolina's Boston earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.3.19)
Ohio Dominican's Varence, Saint Anselm's Ryan are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (12.3.19)
Hilbert's Martineau, DePauw's Kopp are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (12.3.19)

NOVEMBER 2019
Duke's Carey Jr. is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (11.26.19)
Rider's Johnson, Middle Tennessee's Hayes earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (11.26.19)
UT Permian Basin's Dembley, Lincoln University's Murray are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (11.26.19)
Scranton's Mancuso, Smith's Pickunka are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (11.26.19)
Seton Hall's Powell is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (11.19.19)
Arizona's McDonald, Villanova's Siegrist earn women's National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (11.19.19)
Daemen's Sischo, Carson-Newman's Marosites are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (11.19.19)
Springfield's Ross, Wisconsin-Oshkosh's Porath are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (11.19.19)
Daemen's Sischo, Saint Michael's Purcell are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (11.12.19)
Nebraska Wesleyan's Schimonitz, Misericordia's Zamolyi are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (11.12.19)

THE TIPOFF: NOVEMBER 2019
Mike Waters: Open locker rooms are good for coaching legends
Malcolm Moran: Journalistic ethics in the new era of legalized gambling
First O'Connell Award goes to Terry Hutchens
Yahoo team a back-to-back best-writing contest winner
McKillop is worthy Dean Smith Award winner
Catchings lends name to freshman award

OCTOBER 2019
USBWA names Women's National Freshman of the Year award for Tamika Catchings (10.17.19)