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The Adolph F. Rupp Trophy is an award given annually to the top player in men's Division I NCAA basketball. It is considered one of the top awards in college baseketball. The recipient of the award is selected by an independent panel consisting of national sportwriters, coaches, and sports administrators. The trophy is presented each year at the site of the Final Four of the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship.

The Adolph F. Rupp Trophy is administered by the Commonwealth Athletic Club of Kentucky, a non-profit organization with a primary mission of honoring the legacy of University of Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp.

The 2007 award winner, Kevin Durant (Texas) was the first freshman winner in the history of the award.[1]

Award winners

External links


  1. ^ Commonwealth Athletic Club of Kentucky (2007-03-27). "Durant Named Player Of The Year". Press release. Retrieved 2007-03-28. 

College basketball awards:
Best player awards:
Naismith Trophy | Wooden Award
Oscar Robertson Trophy | Rupp Trophy | NABC Player of the Year | AP Player of the Year
Wade Trophy (Women's) | Wooden Award (Women's)
Bob Cousy Award / Nancy Lieberman Award (Best Point Guard) | Pete Newell Big Man Award (Best Big Man)
NABC Defensive Player of the Year | Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award (Under 6'0")
NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player
NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans
Naismith College Coach of the Year | Henry Iba Award | NABC Coach of the Year | AP Coach of the Year
Chip Hilton Award (Player Character) | Clair Bee Award (Coaching Character)
Legends of Coaching (Lifetime)
NABC Player of the Year (Div. II) | NABC Player of the Year (Div. III) | NABC Player of the Year (NAIA) | NABC Player of the Year (Juco)
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame | Basketball Hall of Fame


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