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Florida State's Bejedi headlines Ann Meyers Drysdale National Players of the Week

INDIANAPOLIS (USBWA) – For their performances in the period through Sunday, Jan. 14, this week’s five Ann Meyers Drysdale national honorees are Florida State guard Sara Bejedi; Middle Tennessee center Anastasii Boldyreva; Iowa guard Caitlin Clark; Kansas State center Ayoka Lee; and Auburn guard Honesty Scott-Grayson. The Tamika Catchings freshman award goes to USC guard JuJu Watkins, and the National Team of the Week is Iowa State.

Purdue's Edey headlines Oscar Robertson National Players of the Week

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has named five Oscar Robertson National Players of the Week for games of the week ending Sunday, Nov. 26.

Florida State's Latson wins 2022-23 Tamika Catchings Award

Florida State guard Ta'Niya Latson, the ACC Rookie of the Year and the nation's 11th-leading scorer, has won the 2022-23 Tamika Catchings Award as the U.S. Basketball Writers Association's National Freshman Player of the Year.

USBWA unveils 2022-23 women's All-America Team

Eight returning All-Americans including the nation’s leading scorer and assists leaders and six conference players of the year headline the 2022-23 U.S. Basketball Writers Association Women's All-America Team. There are 13 different schools represented on the 15-player team that for the second consecutive season has top-ranked and overall No. 1 NCAA Tournament seed South Carolina and Stanford each earning claiming two selections.

Arizona's Pellington, Florida State's Latson are USBWA women's national players of the week

For the season’s eleventh weekly women’s awards from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, for games ending Sunday, Feb. 19, Arizona guard Shaina Pellington is Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week, Florida State guard Ta’Niya Latson is the Tamika Catchings freshman recipient, and Little Rock is the National Team of the Week.

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.

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.

DePaul's Morrow, Florida State's Latson are USBWA women's national players of the week

For the season’s first weekly women’s awards from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, for games ending Sunday, Dec. 11, DePaul sophomore forward Aneesah Morrow is the Ann Meyers Drysdale National Player of the Week, Florida State guard Ta’Niyah Latson is the Tamika Catchings National Freshman Player of the Week, while Kansas is the National Team of the Week.