Tshiebwe : AP College basketball player of the year
The Kennedy Catholic product continues to add to his post season honors.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Oscar Tshiebwe of Kentucky is The Associated Press men's college basketball player of the year. The 6-foot-9, 255-pound junior received 46 of 60 votes from a national media panel.
Tshiebwe played high school basketball at Kennedy Catholic.
Wisconsin's Johnny Davis was second with 10 votes. Tshiebwe averaged 17.4 points and a national-best 15.1 rebounds for the Wildcats.
He also led the country for the regular season with 28 double-doubles and had a 28-rebound game this season. Iowa sophomore Keegan Murray and Illinois big man Kofi Cockburn also earned votes for the award.