Frank Kaminsky earns all five major POY awards 

Updated: April 10, 2015
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After being named the Wooden Award winner Friday morning, Wisconsin big man Frank Kaminsky completed a clean sweep of all five major player of the year honors.

Jahlil Okafor of Duke was second in the voting, while Kentucky‘s Willie Cauley-Stein was third.

Kaminsky had a stellar senior season, averaging 18.8 points and 8.2 rebounds per game, while boosting those numbers to 22 points and 9.3 rebounds during the NCAA tournament.

He led his team to a Big Ten regular-season title, a Big Ten Tournament title and a second consecutive trip to the Final Four. His Badgers also handed Kentucky their only loss of the 2014-15 season, before falling short to Duke in the National Championship.

The 7-footer is projected to be a lottery pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. has Kaminsky going 10th overall, while has him as a mid first-round selection.


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Josiah Turner

Josiah Turner

Josiah is the founder and editor-in-chief at Sideline Sports Report. He is a former writer for ESPN, and has written for Rant Sports and FanSided covering the Washington Redskins. He has also covered high school basketball for and the Mechanicsville Local newspaper. Josiah is from Chesapeake, Va., and a college graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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