Basketball Society’s College Basketball Postseason Awards

College Basketball Postseason Awards
Photo Credit: Dan Fritz / Basketball Society

The college basketball season has sadly come to an end, and while it didn’t end the way anyone wanted it to, the 2019-20 season still gave us plenty of fun and entertaining moments. There was a lot of great individual play this season as well, and some of our writers at Basketball Society give their picks for All-Americans and all of the College Basketball Postseason Awards.


Aram Cannuscio

Pat McMahon

TJ Oxley


First up, the individual awards:

Player of the Year:

Luka Garza, Iowa (Pat and TJ)

Obi Toppin, Dayton (Aram)

Obi Toppin
Photo Credit: Dan Fritz / Basketball Society

Defensive Player of the Year:

Udoka Azubuike
Photo Credit: The Associated Press

Marcus Garrett, Kansas (Aram)

Udoka Azubuike, Kansas (Pat)

Jacob Gilyard, Richmond (TJ)

Freshman of the Year:

Vernon Carey
Photo Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

Vernon Carey, Duke (Unanimous)

Coach of the Year:

Greg Gard
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Greg Gard, Wisconsin (Aram)

Brian Dutcher, San Diego State (Pat)

Scott Drew, Baylor (TJ)


And here are Basketball Society’s All-American Teams to finish up the College Basketball Postseason Awards:

1st Team All-American:

Myles Powell
Photo Credit: Tim Lang/Basketball Society

Obi Toppin, Dayton*

Luka Garza, Iowa*

Payton Pritchard, Oregon

Myles Powell, Seton Hall

Cassius Winston, Michigan State

2nd Team All-American:

Markus Howard
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Udoka Azubuike, Kansas

Malachi Flynn, San Diego State

Markus Howard, Marquette

Devon Dotson, Kansas

Tre Jones, Duke

3rd Team All-American:

Jordan Ford
Photo: L.E. Baskow, Associated Press

Filip Petrusev, Gonzaga

Vernon Carey, Duke

Jared Butler, Baylor

Nick Richards, Kentucky

Jordan Ford, Saint Mary’s

Honorable Mentions:

Ty-Shon Alexander, Creighton

Saddiq Bey, Villanova

Mason Jones, Arkansas

Sam Merrill, Utah State

Jordan Nwora, Louisville

Daniel Oturu, Minnesota

Immanuel Quickley, Kentucky

Marcus Zegarowski, Creighton


*Unanimous Selection


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