Moments ago, Duke’s Zion Williamson was named the Wooden Award winner for the 2018-19 season:
Another honor for @ZionW32! 🏆
Zion Williamson is taking home the Wooden Award! 👏 pic.twitter.com/Pq8wlhLFtU
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) April 13, 2019
Zion beat out teammate R.J. Barrett, Ja Morant (Murray State), Grant Williams (Tennessee), & Cassius Winston (Michigan State).
The John R. Wooden Award is an award given annually to the most outstanding men’s college basketball player.
Williamson is the sixth Blue Devil to win the award joining Christian Laettner (1991-92), Elton Brand (1998-99), Shane Battier (2000-01), Jason Williams (2001-02), & J.J. Redick (2005-06).