U.S. Basketball Writers Association USBWA NEWS ARCHIVE
News and columns from the 2017-18 basketball season
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JANUARY 2018
Boise State's Hutchison, UMass' Pipkins are Oscar Robertson National Players of the Week (1.16.18)
Lousiville's Durr, Michigan's Brown earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.16.18)
Ohio Northern's Bruns, Whitman's Poe are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (1.16.18)
Oklahoma's Young is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (1.16.18)
Ohio State's Bates-Diop is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.9.18)
Texas' Higgs, Fordham's Cavanaugh earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.9.18)
Lebanon Valley's Light, Messiah's Rohrer are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (1.9.18)
Colorado's Wright is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (1.9.18)
Butler's Martin is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.3.18)
Iowa's Gustafson, Penn's Parker earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.3.18)
Muskingum's Dempsey, Randolph-Macon's Williams are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (1.3.18)
Texas' Bamba is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (1.2.18)

THE TIPOFF: JANUARY 2018
Vahé Gregorian: Selection committee discussion will be ongoing
Joe Mitch: Dinner to honor Dayton's Donoher a rousing success
Hall of Fame announcements met by shock, joy
Katha Quinn winner Castiglione pulled to do right thing
Most Courageous Marz recovers from stroke
Durando, Golden win USBWA scholarships

DECEMBER 2017
Oklahoma's Young is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.27.17)
Mississippi State's Vivians, Cal's Smith earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.27.17)
Oklahoma's Young is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (12.27.17)
Saint Joseph's Marz named 2018 Pat Summitt Most Courageous Award recipient (12.19.17)
Oklahoma's Young is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.19.17)
South Florida's Laksa, Western Kentucky's Elgedawy earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.19.17)
South Dakota State's Jenkins is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (12.19.17)
New Jersey City's Green, FDU-Florham's Williams are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (12.19.17)
Arizona State's Evans is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.12.17)
Tennessee's Nared, Oklahoma State's Miller earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.12.17)
Arizona's Ayton is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (12.12.17)
Florida Institute of Technology's Daniel, Ashland's Johnson are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (12.12.17)
Adrian's Webster, Suffolk's Bourikas are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (12.12.17)
Kansas' Graham is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.5.17)
Oregon's Ionescu, Sabally earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.5.17)
Oklahoma's Young is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (12.5.17)
The College at Brockport's Shamseldin, Austin College's Frank are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (12.5.17)

NOVEMBER 2017
Benedictine's Olson, Medaille's Reinwald are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (11.28.17)
Kutztown's Ridgeway, Ursuline's Lewis are USBWA Division II National Players of the Week (11.21.17)
Endicott's Brown, Randolph-Macon's William are USBWA Division III National Players of the Week (11.21.17)
USBBWA unveils 2017-18 Oscar Robertson Trophy Preseason Watch List (11.6.17)

THE TIPOFF: NOVEMBER 2017
Vahé Gregorian: USBWA makes progress amid game's setbacks
Joe Mitch: Former executive director donates $100,000 to USBWA
NCAA memo urges better seating, access
Armstrong dominates USBWA's best writing contest
Dean Smith Award honors Dayton's Donoher
Michigan State, UConn head preseason polls

OCTOBER 2017
Durando, Golden awarded USBWA scholarships (10.16.17)
Dayton's Donoher named recipient of 2017 Dean Smith Award (10.12.17)
NCAA memo: Best practices for media access, seating and security (10.12.17)