U.S. Basketball Writers Association USBWA NEWS ARCHIVE
News and columns from the 2016-17 basketball season
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JANUARY 2017
Sacred Heart's McKnight is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.17.17)
Maryland's Jones is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (1.17.17)
Brown's Gaziano is Women's National Freshman of the Week (1.17.16)
Penn State Burks' Waples, Agnes Scott's Grant are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (1.17.17)
Marshall's Taylor is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.10.17)
Washington's Plum is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (1.10.17)
Washington State's Molina is Women's National Freshman of the Week (1.10.16)
Staten Island's Schettino, Randolph-Macon's Williams are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (1.10.17)
Cabrini's Monroe, Carnegie Mellon's Murphy are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (1.4.17)
Oregon's Brooks is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.3.17)
Middle Tennessee's Petty is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (1.3.17)
Oklahoma's Mulkey is Women's National Freshman of the Week (1.3.16)
Montana State-Billings' Matthews, Ashland's Daughtery are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (1.3.17)

THE TIPOFF: JANUARY 2017
Ed Graney: Keeping reporters safe to and from arenas
Joe Mitch: USBWA, NCAA continue their strong relationship
Hall of Fame welcomes 'Final Four for ages'
Once again, there's no shortage of courage
Elderkin, Rowe to share Pat Summitt Award

DECEMBER 2016
Appalachian State's Elderkin, ESPN's Rowe to share 2017 Pat Summitt Most Courageous Award (12.29.16)
Louisville's Snider is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.27.16)
California's Anigwe is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (12.27.16)
Rider's Johnson is Women's National Freshman of the Week (12.27.16)
East Central's Reeves, Lake Erie's Bagor are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (12.21.16)
Kentucky's Monk is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.20.16)
South Carolina's Coates is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (12.20.16)
Drexel's Ferariu is Women's National Freshman of the Week (12.20.16)
Illinois Institute of Technology's Mosley Jr. and Elizabethtown College's Martin are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (12.20.16)
Villanova's Hart is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.13.16)
UConn's Collier is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (12.13.16)
Ohio State's McCoy is Women's National Freshman of the Week (12.13.16)
Amherst's Dawson, Ferrum's Mattox are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (12.13.16)
Azusa Pacific's Kutlesic, American International's Watts are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (12.13.16)
Shorter's Taylor, Queens College's Rowland are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (12.6.16)
Simpson's Amsbaugh, Stevenson's Tarbert are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (12.6.16)

NOVEMBER 2016
California Baptist's Smith, Ursuline College's Lewis are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (11.29.16)
Ripon's Sabin, Gustavus Adolphus' Miller are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (11.29.16)
Southern Connecticut State's Mallory, Le Moyne's Roberts are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (11.22.16)
Virginia Wesleyan's Moore, Moravian's McPherson are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (11.22.16)
Missouri Southern's Carr, Southwestern Oklahoma State's Tucker are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (11.15.16)

THE TIPOFF: NOVEMBER 2016
Ed Graney: All we ask: Every member, add a member
Joe Mitch: Izzo is perfect choice for Dean Smith Award
USBWA asks NCAA to reconsider summer rule
Archdeacon, Feinstein dominate best-writing contest
Allen and Duke, Jackson are men's favorites; With Stewart gone, women's race is up for grabs
Danielle Siegel wins USBWA scholarship

OCTOBER 2016
Michigan State's Tom Izzo named recipient of 2016 Dean Smith Award (10.13.16)