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Friday, March 30th, 2012 at 2:44 pm  |  12 responses

UK’s Anthony Davis Wins AP Player of the Year


As expected, Kentucky big man and projected No. 1 pick in this year’s NBA Draft Anthony Davis was named college basketball’s POY by the AP today. ESPN.com as the details: “Anthony Davis is The Associated Press men’s college basketball Player of the Year, the first Kentucky player and second freshman to win the award. He received 43 votes Friday from the 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly Top 25. Balloting was done before the NCAA tournament. The 6-foot-10 player from Chicago is the Southeastern Conference’s player, freshman and defensive player of the year. He averaged 14.3 points, 10.0 rebounds and 4.6 blocks while shooting 64.2 percent. His block total is a school record and third-best for a freshman. Davis averaged the fewest points ever for an AP Player of the Year. The previous mark was held by Patrick Ewing of Georgetown (14.6 ppg) in 1984-85. Kevin Durant of Texas in 2007 is the only other freshman to win the award. Thomas Robinson of Kansas was second with 20 votes, and Draymond Green of Michigan State received the other two votes.”

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  • bike

    The Brow is gonna be a superstar at the next level. BOOK IT.

  • grandmama

    i think t-rob should have won it.. the unibrow had a much much better supporting cast

  • http://cechicagorilla@aol.com yada

    i dont think trob is the caliber player this guy is. he does it all. scoring inside/out blocks rebound and can make passes nice playmaker. gonna be such a beast on the next level

  • http://www.reverbnation.com/tray24 T-Ray

    F*cking hate Kentcuky but well deserved.

  • http://slamonline slams chuck barkley

    Thomas robinson should have won.

  • http://www.blogspot.com LLC#12

    With a unibrow like that, lets hope he ends up on the Clippers……

  • trueballer4life

    bow to the brow!, cant wait till davis hits nba.., the kids game is sick skills of a guard in a big mans body..!

  • jpm34

    T-Rob was robbed!!!!!!!!!!

  • GanjahLuv

    why should have robinson won it? Becuase he had good numbers on not as good a team? THats lame. AD made his team way better, with blocks and better passing. And UK has been screwed for years with having not had a player of the year.
    Wall
    Mercer
    Delk
    Mashburn

    all were spurned.

  • B-More Mike

    Anywhere but Toronto or Charlotte, but something is telling me look out 4 the hornets 2 get no.1 pick. (league owned Hornets).!!

  • Captain Obvious

    Kemba walker + unibrow

  • sammy ETO’ONAIL

    I don’t like him and Kentucky.

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