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Purdue’s Zach Edey, UNC’s RJ Davis Headline Males’s CBB Corridor of Fame Awards

Jack Murray April 6, 2024 C. Morgan Engel/NCAA Photos via Getty Images UNC guard R.J. Davis, UConn guard Tristen Newton and Purdue center Zach Edey were among those given accolades from the College Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday. Davis won the Jerry West Award, Newton took home the Bob Cousy Award and Edey won the

Purdue’s Zach Edey, UNC’s RJ Davis Headline Males’s CBB Corridor of Fame Awards

Jack MurrayApril 6, 2024

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 28: RJ Davis #4 of the North Carolina Tar Heels lays it up against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the Sweet Sixteen round of the 2024 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament held at Arena on March 28, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by C. Morgan Engel/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

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UNC guard R.J. Davis, UConn guard Tristen Newton and Purdue middle Zach Edey had been amongst these given accolades from the School Basketball Corridor of Fame Saturday.

Davis gained the Jerry West Award, Newton took residence the Bob Cousy Award and Edey gained the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award. Different award winners had been Tennessee ahead Dalton Knecht and San Diego State ahead Jaedon LeDee.

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RJ Davis turns into the primary Tar Heel to win the Jerry West Award 🙌 @ariidavis_


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Tristen Newton wins the 2024 @hoophallu Bob Cousy Award, given annually to the highest level guard in school basketball.

He joins Kemba Walker (2011) and Shabazz Napier (2014) as the one different Huskies with this distinction.

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The Naismith Basketball Corridor of Fame congratulates @BoilerBall middle @Zach_Edey on profitable the 2024 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award! 🏆#KareemAward | #HoophallU

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The Naismith Basketball Corridor of Fame congratulates @Aztec_MBB energy ahead Jaedon LeDee on profitable the 2024 Karl Malone Award! 🏆#MaloneAward | #HoophallU

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Dalton Knecht wins the Julius Erving award for the nation’s high Small Ahead 🔥

Davis turned the primary participant in Tar Heels historical past to take residence the Jerry West Award, which is given to the highest males’s taking pictures guard. He averaged 21.2 factors, 3.6 rebounds and three.5 assists in 37 video games for North Carolina, serving to lead the staff to a 29-8 document and a visit to the Candy 16. He was named a consensus All-American and gained the ACC Participant of the 12 months award.

Newton helped lead the Huskies to the No. 1 total seed within the NCAA Match. His honor as one of the best males’s level guard comes after he averaged 15 factors, 6.7 rebounds and 6.1 assists. He turns into the third Husky to obtain the award, following Kemba Walker and Shabazz Napier, who gained the award in 2011 and 2014 respectively.

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Edey’s win earns him the title of high collegiate middle within the nation. He earned this after averaging 25 factors, 12.2 rebounds and two assists for the Boilermakers, serving to the staff earn a No. 1 seed for the second consecutive season.

Knecht gained the Julius Irving Award, which is given to the highest small ahead within the nation. He averaged 21.7 factors, 4.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists and helped lead the Volunteers to the Elite Eight. LeDee took residence the Karl Malone Award, which is given to one of the best energy ahead. He averaged 21.4 factors, 8.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists.

Whereas Davis, Knecht and LeDee’s seasons are over, Newton and Edey could have an opportunity to take to the court docket once more this season after receiving the award. The Huskies are set to face Alabama Saturday within the Remaining 4 with a berth within the nationwide championship sport on the road. Purdue will face NC State within the different semi-final.

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