Moments ago Zion Williamson was named the 2019 Naismith Player of the Year:
It’s official…..The 2019 @citizenwatchus Naismith Men’s Player of the Year is @ZionW32. He is the 8th player in @DukeMBB history and third freshman to ever win the award. Full release > https://t.co/xTekcfrAq9 #Brotherhood 🔵😈 pic.twitter.com/NeDYOJAqah
— The Naismith Trophy (@NaismithTrophy) April 7, 2019
Williamson is the eighth Blue Devil to win the award joining Johnny Dawkins, Danny Ferry, Christian Laettner, Elton Brand, Shane Battier, Jason Williams, and J.J. Redick.