Payton Pritchard Wins Bob Cousy Award for Nation’s Best Point Guard
Once again, Payton Pritchard is taking home some hardware. This time, the Basketball HOF announced their Naismith starting five and Pritchard was honored with the Bob Cousy Award, for best point guard in the country.
Here is the rest of the Naismith starting five:
The @Hoophall Starting 5:
Bob Cousy Point Guard – Payton Pritchard, Oregon
Jerry West Shooting Guard – Myles Powell, Seton Hall
Julius Erving Small Forward – Saddiq Bey, Villanova
Karl Malone Power Forward – Obi Toppin, Dayton
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center – Luka Garza, Iowa
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Pritchard, who averaged 20.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.5 assists, beat out Tre Jones (Duke), Devon Dotson (Kansas), Markus Howard (Marquette) and Malachi Flynn (SDSU) for the award.