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Duke forward Zion Williamson accepts the 2018-19 Oscar Robertson Trophy from "The Big O" and USBWA president David Teel in Minneapolis. Photo by Tony Saunders

2018-19 USBWA Awards Calendar
Tue., March 12: All-District teams announced
Mon., March 18: All-America team announced
Mon., March 25: Henry Iba Coach of the Year Award announced
Tue., March 26: Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year Award announced
Fri., April 5: Oscar Robertson Trophy announced at the Final Four, Minneapolis
Mon., April 15: USBWA College Basketball Awards Dinner, St. Louis

Oscar Robertson Player of the Year Trophy
Presented to the nation's top Division I men's player
2018-19 finalists
2018-19 winner: Zion Williamson, Duke

Ann Meyers Drysdale Women's Player of the Year
Presented to the nation's top Division I women's player
2018-19 winner: Megan Gustafson, Iowa

Henry Iba Coach of the Year
Presented to the nation's top Division I men's head coach
2018-19 finalists
2018-19 winner: Rick Barnes, Tennessee

Women's Coach of the Year
Presented to the nation's top Division I women's head coach
2018-19 winner: Kim Mulkey, Baylor

Men's All-America Team
Presented at the conclusion of the regular season by the USBWA All-America Committee
2018-19 | 2017-18 | 2016-17| 2015-16 | 2014-15 | 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 | 2010-11 | 2009-10 | 2008-09 | 2007-08 > All-Time USBWA All-Americans (.pdf)

Women's All-America Team
Presented at the conclusion of the season by the USBWA All-America Committee
2018-19 USBWA Women's All-America Team

Men's All-District Teams
Presented in nine regional districts for men at the conclusion of the season by the USBWA All-America Committee
2018-19 | 2017-18 | 2016-17 | 2015-16 | 2014-15 | 2013-14 | 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11 | 2009-10 | 2008-09 | 2007-08 | 2006-07 | 2005-06 | 2004-05 | 2003-04

Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Year
Presented to the nation's top Division I men's freshman
2018-19 finalists
2018-19 winner: Zion Williamson, Duke

Women's Freshman of the Year
Presented to the nation's top Division I women's freshman
2018-19 winner: Rhyne Howard, Kentucky

Katha Quinn Award
Presented to recognize those who have rendered a special service to the USBWA

Mary Jo Haverbeck Award
Presented to recognize those who have rendered a special service to the USBWA

Most Courageous Award
Presented to a player, coach, official or administrator who has demonstrated extraordinary courage

USBWA Hall of Fame
Members of the USBWA who have made outstanding contributions to the organization

Rising Star Award
Presented to a distinguished USBWA member under age 30

Best Writing Contest
Contest to reward the best annual works by USBWA members

Larry Donald Scholarship
Presented at the annual "Full Court Press" sports journalism seminar

USBWA Scholarship
The USBWA annually awards one $1,000 scholarship to the son or daughter of a USBWA member entering college as a freshman or currently enrolled in a four-year institution.
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