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Karl Towns Keeps Racking Up the Awards


LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns was tabbed the United States Basketball Writers Association’s (USBWA) Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week in conjunction with CBS Sports. The honor from the USBWA is the first of the season for Towns, and the second for Kentucky. Tyler Ulis captured the same honor following a breakout performance against Louisville in December. Towns ...

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Nerlens Noel Adds USBWA All-District Accolades


ST. LOUIS – Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel has hauled in a number of postseason accolades to date, and has now added U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District IV team honors on Tuesday as announced by the association. Dating back to 2004, at least one UK player has been named to the All-District IV team. Noel is the 15th player to ...

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Texas A&M’s Elston Turner is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week

NCAA Basketball: Texas A&M at Kentucky

ST. LOUIS (USBWA) – The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Texas A&M guard Elston Turner as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Jan. 13. The USBWA’s weekly honor is presented by Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook and will be handed out each Tuesday through Feb. 19 this season. As the ...

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