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Detroit Mercy's Davis is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week

INDIANAPOLIS (USBWA) – The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Detroit Mercy guard Antoine Davis as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Jan. 22.

Sobel, McCoy are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week

Alex Sobel of Middlebury College (Middlebury, Vt.) and Shannon McCoy of Kean University (Union, N.J.) were named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Players of the Week for the week ending January 22.

North Carolina's Ustby, Texas A&M's Barker are USBWA women's national players of the week

For the season’s seventh weekly women’s awards from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, for games ending Sunday, Jan. 22, North Carolina guard-forward Alyssa Ustby is the Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week, Texas A&M forward Janiah Barker is the Tamika Cathcing National Freshman of the Week and Middle Tennessee is the team of the week.

USBWA unveils Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List

The returning winner who continues to lead the country in rebounding, a two-time All-American and the leading scorer, assist man and double-doubles leader are on the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List. The USBWA’s list highlights 50 outstanding players from 18 different conferences including teammates from six schools.

Florida State's Walsh to receive Katha Quinn Award

In his fourth decade as a college basketball sports-information director, Florida State’s Chuck Walsh has been named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s Katha Quinn Award winner for 2023. He will be presented the award at the Final Four in Houston.

Poerschke, Dryburgh are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week

Kyle Poerschke of The University of Texas at Dallas (Richardson, Texas) and Meghan Dryburgh of Washington & Jefferson College (Washington, Pa.) were named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Players of the Week for the week ending January 15.

Memphis' Davis is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Memphis guard Kendric Davis as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Jan. 15.

Texas' Gonzalez, Indiana's Garzon are USBWA women's national players of the week

For the season’s sixth weekly women’s awards from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, for games ending Sunday, Jan. 15, Texas guard Shaylee Gonzales is the Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week, Indiana guard Yarden Garzon is the Tamika Catchings freshman recipient and USC is the team of the week.

USBWA unveils Ann Meyers Drysdale Award Midseason Watch List

INDIANAPOLIS (USBWA) – The returning winner, six returning All-Americans and three former Freshmen of the Year players are on the United States Basketball Writers Association’s Ann Meyers Drysdale Award Midseason Watch List. The USBWA’s list highlights 21 outstanding basketball players from seven different conferences including teammates from Iowa, South Carolina, Stanford and UConn.

Kansas State's Nowell is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week

INDIANAPOLIS (USBWA) – The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Kansas State guard Markquis Nowell as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Jan. 8.

Wendell, Morrison are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week

Logan Wendell of Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY) and Morgan Morrison of Smith College (Northampton, Mass.) were named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Players of the Week for the week ending January 8.

Penn's Padilla, Boston College's Mair are USBWA women's national players of the week

For the season’s fifth weekly women’s awards from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, for games ending Sunday, Jan. 7, Penn guard Kayla Padilla is the Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week, Boston College guard Taina Mair is the Tamika Catchings national freshman recipient and Baylor is the National Team of the Week.

Armstrong headlines winners of the annual Best Writing Contest

Kevin Armstrong, writing for the Newark Star-Ledger, headlined the winners of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association's annual best writing contest. The veteran East Coast scribe won in the Enterprise category for his piece in advance of St. Peter's surprise run to the Sweet 16, called by the judge, "A revealing St. Peter's narrative — the background of a story that suddenly, and surprisingly, found itself in college basketball’s foreground." On top of that, Armstrong had two second-place finishes in the Moderate-Length Feature and Game/Spot News categories. His run is almost as magical as that of the team he covered, St. Peter's.

Charlotte's Williams is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Charlotte guard Brice Williams its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Jan. 1.

South Carolina's Jackson is USBWA National Freshman of the Week

GG Jackson II ranks second among all freshmen in points scored per game this season and sixth in rebounds per game as he continues to produce like one of the best rookies in America. That continued this week in leading South Carolina to a 10-point win over former five-star recruit Emoni Bates and his Eastern Michigan team on Friday where he dropped a career-high 24 points and added nine rebounds.

Rowson, Barry are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week

Greg Rowson of the University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, Va.) and Anna Barry of Eastern Connecticut State University (Wilimantic, CT) were named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Players of the Week for the week ending January 1.

Duke's Balogun, Florida State's Latson are women's national players of the week

For the season’s fourth weekly women’s awards from the U.S.Basketball Writers Association, for games ending Sunday, Jan. 1, Duke guard/forward Elizabeth Balogun is the Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week, Florida State guard Ta’Niya Latson is the Tamika Catchings freshman recipient and Illinois is the national team of the week.

Villanova's Siegrist, Oregon's VanSlooten are women's national players of the week

For the season’s third weekly women’s awards from the U.S.Basketball Writers Association, for games ending Sunday, Dec. 25, Villanova senior forward Maddy Siegrist is the Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week, Oregon forward Grace VanSlooten is the Tamika Catchings national freshman recipient and Ohio State is the team of the week.

Deveaux, Wagner are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week

Omari Deveaux of Virginia Wesleyan University (Virginia Beach, Va.) and Sydney Wagner of Trine University (Angola, Ind.) were named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Players of the Week for the week ending December 18.

Alabama's Miller is USBWA National Freshman of the Week

There were 13 players in the 2022 class ranked ahead of five-star prospect and Alabama freshman Brandon Miller. None, though, have been nearly as impactful and productive as has Miller for the Crimson Tide this season. Six weeks into the season, Miller has been a mainstay at the top of our rankings of college basketball's best newbies and that continues this week after putting up 24 and 36 points in two outings this last week against Memphis and Gonzaga, respectively.