Led by a trio of freshman, five standout players have been named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s 2017-18 All-America First Team. The Wayman Tisdale Award winner as the National Freshman Player of the Year, Oklahoma’s Trae Young, is joined by fellow first-year phenoms Deandre Ayton of Arizona and Duke’s Marvin Bagley III.
Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was named First-Team All-American by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) on Monday (March 14).
UVA junior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was named a second-team All-American Monday(March 16) by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. It is the first All-America honor of Brogdon’s career and the first USBWA honor for a Cavalier in 32 years.
Virginia senior guard Joe Harris is one of 15 players named to the Oscar Robertson Trophy Preseason Watch List, announced Tuesday by the United States Basketball Writers Association. The award is to be presented to the national player of the year by its namesake at the Devon Energy College Basketball Awards on April 14.