Friday, April 1, 2016

Buddy Hield Wins Oscar Robertson Trophy

Buddy Hield has been named the 2016 recipient of the US Basketball Writers Association Oscar Robertson Trophy, honoring the Division I player of the year.

Hield was handed the trophy by the legendary Robertson Friday at NRG Stadium in Houston, site of the Final Four.

"There was a lot of competition this year, but I think they gave it to the right player," Robertson said.

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For Hield, it adds to his collection of accolades which include being the two-time Big 12 Player of the Year. Hield was also named the Oscar Robertson Player of the Week twice this season for his performances.

"I couldn't have done this without my teammates," Hield said. "Coming from Oscar Robertson, it means a lot." (OU Daily)

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