Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

 

Blue Ribbon picks Dunn as national POY, Simmons as top newcomer

Seton Hall Providence Basketball

Providence guard Kris Dunn has been chosen by Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook as its preseason national player of the year. Also in its 35th anniversary edition, Blue Ribbon picked LSU freshman Ben Simmons as its national newcomer of the year. The 6-foot-4 Dunn racked up impressive numbers last season (15.6 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 7.5 apg, 2.7 spg) and gives Providence an opportunity to continue winning in what coach Ed Cooley called a “semi-rebuilding” situation for a team that has made the NCAA tournament field the last two years. “EveryRead More