It has been a long road to Holland High School for LayRay Paw. The sophomore basketball player for the Dutch has been named a Naismith Courage Award winner. Her inspiring story is coming up on FOX 17 News.
She is a three-time Olympic gold medalist, head coach of the women's @usabasketball team and just won the Naismith Coach of the Year award, becoming the first person ever to win it as a player AND a coach. She is, @dawnstaley .
Dayton’s Obi Toppin has won the Wooden Award. Toppin’s National Player of the Year Awards: Wooden Naismith AP Oscar Robertson NABC
MAKING HISTORY 🏀: Congratulations to Aari McDonald! She is the first player in school history to win one of the five Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame women’s positional awards.
Zion Williamson wins Naismith Player of the Year. KD and AD were the only other freshman to do it.
Congrats to Jevon Carter on winning the first ever Naismith Defensive Player of the Year! ?
Wisconsin PF Frank Kaminsky wins Naismith College Player of the Year award for the 2014-15 season.
Congrats to Buddy Hield on winning Naismith Player of the Year!