Monday, April 8, 2013

Duke's Mason Plumlee is Big Man of the Year

Duke's Mason Plumlee received the Pete Newell Big Man of the Year Award at the Guardians of the Game Awards Show in Atlanta. He is the first player out of the ACC to claim the award in its 14 years of existence.

Plumlee was named second-team All-America by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, the Associated Press and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. He averaged 17.1 points, 10.0 rebounds and 1.4 blocks, and he shot 59.9 percent from the field.

Plumlee was also a Capital One first-team Academic All-America selection. He is the fifth player in Duke history to earn All-America and Academic All-America in the same season.

- Observer News Services


Anonymous said...

Godd luck in the D-league, Mason!

Gerrard said...

best of luck!