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USBWA unveils 2023-24 Men's All-America Team

Last season’s Oscar Robertson Trophy winner and the nation's leading scorer, three repeat selections, a pair of North Carolina teammates and four SEC stars headline the 2023-24 U.S. Basketball Writers Association's Men's All-America Team. The 15-man team includes a player from each of the NCAA Tournament’s four No. 1 seeds and six players who were their conference players of the year.

Duke's Krzyzewski to be presented with Dean Smith Award

Uniting the legacies of two fierce rivals who became close friends, former Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has been named the recipient of the 2022-23 Dean Smith Award by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, recognizing an individual in basketball who embodies the spirit and values of the late Coach Smith.

Duke's Brown to receive 2023 Mary Jo Haverbeck Award

In recognition of his long service to the game of women’s basketball, Duke’s Lindy Brown has been named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s Mary Jo Haverbeck Award winner for 2023. He will be presented the award at the Final Four in Dallas.

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.


Three repeat selections, three first-teamers from the Big Ten including its top scorer, a pair of teammates from top-ranked Gonzaga and the country’s leading rebounder headline the 2021-22 U.S. Basketball Writers Association Men's All-America Team. The 15-man team includes two of the country's top shooters, the third-leading scorer, seven players who were their conference players of the year and four players who were USBWA district players of the year.


For the season's first honorees for games ending Sunday, Dec. 5, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Ann Meyers Drysdale Women's National Player of the Week goes to Syracuse redshirt sophomore Teisha Hyman, the organization's Tamika Catchings women's freshman player honor goes to Duke guard Shayeann Day-Wilson and the USBWA women's team citation goes to the entire Duke Blue Devils themselves for performances in the voting period.