U.S. Basketball Writers Association USBWA NEWS ARCHIVE
News and columns from the 2018-19 basketball season
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MARCH 2019
• USBWA names finalists for Oscar Robertson Trophy, Wayman Tisdale Award and Henry Iba Award (3.18.19)
• USBWA names 2018-19 Men's All-America Team (3.18.19)
• USBWA names 2018-19 All-District teams (3.12.19)
• Tom Lange Co. to sponsor USBWA College Basketball Awards Dinner (3.7.19)
• Wofford's Magee is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (3.5.19)
• Cal's Anigwe, Kansas State's Carr earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (3.5.19)

THE TIPOFF: MARCH 2019
• David Teel: Get out the vote, attend the awards luncheon
• Joe Mitch: Awards dinner in St. Louis will be final act with USBWA
• Malcolm Moran: Joe Mitch leaving behind a tough act to follow
• Oc's legacy continues with beat-writing award
• Hampton's Six, ACC's Finch earn women's honors
• Hooray for Hollywood's Rising Star winner

FEBRUARY 2019
• South Dakota State's Daum is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.26.19)
• UCF's Wright, Charlotte's McMillian earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (2.26.19)
• Smith, Ramirez-Tejeda are Division III National Players of the Week (2.26.19)
• Duke's Barrett is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (2.26.19)
• Kentucky's Washington is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.19.19)
• Iowa's Gustafson, West Virginia's Smith earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (2.19.19)
• Dennis, Thompson are Division III National Players of the Week (2.19.19)
• Siena's Pickett is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (2.19.19)
• Missouri Athletic Club to host USBWA Awards Dinner (2.14.19)
• Washington State's Franks is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.12.19)
• Oregon's Ionescu, Old Dominion's Wayne earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (2.12.19)
• Kansas' Dotson is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (2.12.19)
• Francis, Windhausen are Division III National Players of the Week (2.12.19)
• Campbell's Clemons is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (2.5.19)
• Princeton's Alarie, Saint Louis' Harbison earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (2.5.19)
• Cal State Northridge's Diane is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (2.5.19)
• Romero III, Prociak are Division III National Players of the Week (2.5.19)

JANUARY 2019
• Tennessee's Williams is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.29.19)
• North Carolina's Kea, N.C. State's Cunane earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.29.19)
• Duke's Williamson is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (1.29.19)
• Jefferson, Corbett are Division III National Players of the Week (1.29.19)
• Murray State's Morant is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.22.19)
• UNC-Wilmington's Parker, Kansas State's Carr earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.22.19)
• Duke's Williamson is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (1.22.19)
• Animashaun, McCarthy are Division III National Players of the Week (1.22.19)
• Maryland's Fernando is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.15.19)
• Syracuse's Mangakahia, Maryland's Austin earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.15.19)
• East Carolina's Gardner is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (1.15.19)
• Hirsch, Garrish are Division III National Players of the Week (1.15.19)
• St. John's Ponds is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.8.19)
• Penn's Sterba, Columbia's Durr earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.8.19)
• Detroit's Davis is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (1.8.19)
• Carius, Hasson are Division III National Players of the Week (1.8.19)
• Hofstra's Wright-Foreman is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (1.3.19)
• Georgetown's White, Michigan State's Clouden earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (1.3.19)
• Kentucky's Herro is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (1.3.19)

THE TIPOFF: JANUARY 2019
• David Teel: USBWA finds next leader in Malcolm Moran
• Joe Mitch: Cherishing nearly four decades' worth of memories
• Hall of Fame class had humble beginnings
• Kidney donor Downey is Most Courageous
• Villanova's Sheridan wins Katha Quinn Award

DECEMBER 2018
• Marquette's Howard is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.26.18)
• Oregon's Ionescu, Kentucky's Howard earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.26.18)
• Georgetown's McClung is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (12.26.18)
• Twenty standouts named to Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List (12.21.18)
• Indiana's Morgan is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.18.18)
• Stanford's Smith, Texas Tech's Carr earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.18.18)
• Boston College's Tabbs is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (12.18.18)
• Francis, Temple are Division III National Players of the Week (12.18.18)
• Tennessee's Schofield is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.11.18)
• Michigan State's Allen, Middle Tennessee's Sutton earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.11.18)
• Duke's Barrett is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (12.11.18)
• Smith Jr., Temple are Division III National Players of the Week (12.11.18)
• Marquette's Howard is Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week (12.4.18)
• UConn's Williams, Ohio State's Juhász earn National, Freshman Player of the Week honors (12.4.18)
• Duke's Williamson is Wayman Tisdale National Freshman Player of the Week (12.4.18)
• Dennis, Norlin are Division III National Players of the Week (12.4.18)

NOVEMBER 2018
• Underwood, Chernow are Division III National Players of the Week (11.27.18)
• Brown, Ramirez-Tejeda are Division III National Players of the Week (11.20.18)

THE TIPOFF: NOVEMBER 2018
• David Teel: Despite inroads, seating is our greatest issue
• Joe Mitch: Temple's Dunphy epitomizes ideals of Dean Smith Award
• USBWA mourns passing of O'Connell, Guback
• King, Theisen win initial Guback scholarships
• Quinn a big winner in USBWA's best writing contest
• Kansas, Notre Dame are preseason favorites

OCTOBER 2018
• King, Theisen awarded USBWA scholarships (10.23.18)
• Temple's Dunphy named recipient of 2018 Dean Smith Award (10.16.18)