ST. LOUIS (USBWA) The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has released its 2015-16 Men's All-District Teams, based on voting from its national membership of 900-plus. The USBWA has selected All-District Teams since the 1956-57 season, its founding year.
For each of the nine geographic districts, ten players are selected (11 in the case of ties) as well as a player and coach of the year. Four schools Villanova (Josh Hart and Jay Wright), Virginia (Malcolm Brogdon and Tony Bennett), Utah (Jakob Poeltl and Larry Krystkowiak) and Oregon (Dillon Brooks and Dana Altman) · can boast the honor of having the district player and coach of the year. Villanova's Jay Wright (District II) and Tony Bennett (District III) have earned District Coach of the Year honors in three straight seasons.
Following is the entire region-by-region listing:
The U.S. Basketball Writers Association was formed in 1956 at the urging of then-NCAA Executive Director Walter Byers. Today, it is one of the most influential organizations in college basketball. For more information on the USBWA and its All-District teams, contact executive director Joe Mitch at 314-795-6821.