The Oklahoma sophomore foward averaged 22.7 points and a nation leading 14.4 rebounds per game. He led the Sooners the a 30-6 record and they reached the Regional Finals of the tournament before being ousted by the Tarheels of North Carolina.
Griffin will likely leave the college game to become a pro, he’s prospected to be the top pick in the NBA draft in June. Though his game is still raw, at 6-10 he is more than ready to battle with the big boys. Griffin was also selected to the AP All American team and was the only unanimous choice.
Other news: Kansas coach Bill Self was selected as the AP Coach of the year.