U.S. Basketball Writers Association USBWA NEWS ARCHIVE
News and columns from the 2014-15 basketball season
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MARCH 2015
USBWA announces 2014-15 Women's All-America Team (3.31.15)
Virginia's Bennett wins Henry Iba Award (3.23.15)
Duke's Okafor wins Integris Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year Award (3.17.15)
USBWA announces 2014-15 Men's All-America Team (3.16.15)
USBWA announces 2014-15 Men's All-District Teams (3.10.15)
Dickinson's Wixted, Wisconsin Lutheran's Schultz are National Division III Players of the Week (3.3.15)
Finalists named for 2015 Intergis Wayman Tisdale Award (3.2.15)
Bradley, Burwell to be inducted into USBWA Hall of Fame (3.2.15)

THE TIPOFF: MARCH 2015
Dana O'Neil: Past year reaffirms that USBWA is willing to fight the fight
Joe Mitch: USBWA awards ceremony moving to Monday luncheon
Bradley, Burwell: Class of 1977 to Hall of Fame
Michigan's Hatch: Most Courageous in so many ways
Broadcasting's loss: Cohen is USBWA's Rising Star
Donohoe receives first Haverbeck Award

FEBRUARY 2015
Finalists named for 2015 Oscar Robertson Trophy (2.26.15)
Gonzaga's Wiltjer is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.24.15)
Duke's Jones is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (2.24.15)
Fairmont State's Harney, Union's Philamlee are National Division II Players of the Week (2.24.15)
UMass Dartmouth's Rezendes, Amherst's Robertson are National Division III Players of the Week (2.24.15)
Villanova's Hilliard is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.17.15)
Connecticut's Jefferson is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (2.17.15)
Kentucky's Towns is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (2.17.15)
Mississippi State's Vivians is Women's National Freshman of the Week (2.17.15)
University of the Sciences' Kerr, West Texas A&M's White are National Division II Players of the Week (2.17.15)
Bowdoin's Hausman, Thomas More's Rice are National Division III Players of the Week (2.17.15)
Michigan's Hatch to receive Most Courageous Award (2.16.15)
St. Bonaventure's Posley is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.10.15)
George Washington's Jones is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (2.10.15)
Ohio State's Russell is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (2.10.15)
Duke's Stevens is Women's National Freshman of the Week (2.10.15)
NYIT's Hooker, Wayne State's Brown are National Division II Players of the Week (2.10.15)
Southern Vermont's Hamlet, Eastern's Nowak are National Division III Players of the Week (2.10.15)
Northern Iowa's Tuttle is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.3.15)
Oregon's Alleyne is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (2.3.15)
Rhode Island's Terrell is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (2.3.15)
Texas' Atkins is Women's National Freshman of the Week (2.3.15)
Colorado-Colorado Springs' White, Gannon's Blake are National Division II Players of the Week (2.3.15)
Bluffton's Recker, St. Lawrence's McDuffee are National Division III Players of the Week (2.3.15)

JANUARY 2015
Cohen wins Rising Star Award (1.30.15)
Ohio State's Russell is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.27.15)
Middle Tennessee's Parker is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (1.27.15)
Ohio State's Russell is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (1.27.15)
Ohio State's Mitchell is Women's National Freshman of the Week (1.27.15)
Fort Lewis' Herrera, West Georgia's Beverly are National Division II Players of the Week (1.27.15)
NYU's Harris, Rhode Island College's Moore are National Division III Players of the Week (1.27.15)
USBWA unveils Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List (1.23.15)
USBWA unveils Wayman Tisdale Award Midseason Watch List (1.23.15)
Gardner-Webb's Hill is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.20.15)
LSU's Ballard is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (1.20.15)
Arizona's Johnson is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (1.20.15)
Notre Dame's Turner is Women's National Freshman of the Week (1.20.15)
Indianapolis' Lawson, St. Mary's Pullins are National Division II Players of the Week (1.20.15)
Cabrini's Walton-Moss, Tufts' Kanner are National Division III Players of the Week (1.20.15)
Michigan State's Trice is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.13.15)
Rutgers' Laney is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (1.13.15)
UCLA's Looney is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (1.13.15)
Hofstra's Durant is Women's National Freshman of the Week (1.13.15)
Daemen's Beverly, Mercyhurst's Piaggesi are National Division II Players of the Week (1.13.15)
Brooklyn's Williams, Wheaton's Considine are National Division III Players of the Week (1.13.15)
Eastern Washington's Harvey is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.6.15)
Princeton's Dietrick is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (1.6.15)
Duke's Okafor is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (1.6.15)
Ohio State's Mitchell is Women's National Freshman of the Week (1.6.15)
New Haven's Anderson, Wayne State's Brown are National Division II Players of the Week (1.6.15)
Husson's Butler, Eastern Mennonite's Rheinheimer are National Division III Players of the Week (1.6.15)

THE TIPOFF: JANUARY 2015
Dana O'Neil: Remembering Bryan Burwell with his stories
Joe Mitch: USBWA has treasured relationship with Oscar
Jernstedt named 2015 Katha Quinn Award winner
USBWA to honor Clarkson's eye, 60 years of Final Fours
USBWA shares special day with Lauren Hill
Paige, Okafor head preseason lists

DECEMBER 2014
UNLV's Wood is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.30.14)
UMass' Pierre-Louis is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (12.30.14)
Kentucky's Ulis is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (12.30.14)
Notre Dame's Turner is Women's National Freshman of the Week (12.30.14)
Indiana's Williams is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.23.14)
Wichita State's Decker is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (12.23.14)
USC's Stewart is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (12.23.14)
Duke's Stevens is Women's National Freshman of the Week (12.23.14)
Hood's Cook, Manhattanville's Caiazzo are National Division III Players of the Week (12.23.14)
Gonzaga's Wiltjer is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.16.14)
Seton Hall's Richardson-Smith is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (12.16.14)
Duke's Okafor is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (12.16.14)
Stanford's Johnson is Women's National Freshman of the Week (12.16.14)
Florida Southern's Kelly, Colorado-Colorado Springs' Kirchoff are National Division II Players of the Week (12.16.14)
Augustana's Hill, North Central's Cuny are National Division III Players of the Week (12.16.14)
Virginia's Anderson is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.9.14)
Connecticut's Tuck is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week (12.9.14)
Duke's Jones is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (12.9.14)
South Carolina's Wilson is Women's National Freshman of the Week (12.9.14)
Colorado-Colorado Springs' White, Dominican's Nelson are National Division II Players of the Week (12.9.14)
Williams' Rooke-Ley, Eastern's Lavin are National Division III Players of the Week (12.9.14)
USBWA mourns the passing of Bryan Burwell (12.4.14)
Boeheim to be honored as college basketball's Humanitarian of the Year (12.4.14)

NOVEMBER 2014
Liska wins USBWA scholarship (11.12.14)

THE TIPOFF: NOVEMBER 2014
Dana O'Neil: Being all a-Twitter has its perks
Joe Mitch: Spread the word about USBWA benefits
Credentialing Task Force makes recommendations
Kentucky, UConn are preseason favorites
Best Writing Contest winners announced

OCTOBER 2014
Mount St. Joseph's Hill to be honored with Pat Summitt Courage Award (10.23.14)

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