Look for this to be the first of many. Kentucky Wildcats center Anthony Davis, who did his prep ball in Chicago at Charter Perspectives to sweep the college basketball national player of the year awards.
The Wooden and Naismith awards will soon belong to the soon-to-be-one-and-done phenom from Lexington to the NBA. We currently have him, prominent unibrow and all, as the #1 overall pick in the draft in our latest NBA mock draft.
The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Kentucky freshman forward Anthony Davis as the winner of the 2011-12 Oscar Robertson Trophy, annually presented to the National Player of the Year.
The 6-10, 220-pounder becomes the first USBWA national player of the year from Kentucky and just the second from a Southeastern Conference school. LSU’s Pete Maravich is the only other SEC player to win the award and he won it in back-to-back seasons (1968-69 and 1969-70). Also, Davis is the second freshman to earn the honor, joining Texas’ Kevin Durant, who...