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Obi Toppin, Sabrina Ionescu Awarded Naismith Trophy

Apr 4, 2020 1:29 AM

Obi Toppin and Sabrina Ionescu were awarded the Naismith Trophy as the most outstanding players in college basketball.

Toppin, who was also named the Player of the Year by The Associated Press, averaged 20.0 points and 7.5 rebounds per game for the Dayton Flyers.

Dayton coach Anthony Grant also won the Naismith for national Coach of the Year.

Ionescu averaged 17.5 points, 9.1 assists and 8.6 rebounds for the Ducks, while also becoming the first player in Division I history to record at least 2,000 points, 1,000 assists and 1,000 rebounds for their career. 

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Obi Toppin Leaving Dayton For 2020 NBA Draft

Mar 25, 2020 2:43 PM

Obi Toppin is leaving Dayton after his sophomore season for the 2020 NBA Draft.

"I hope everyone is safe and healthy during the current situation going on in the world, the COVID-19. I would like to share the news with you guys that I will be signing with an agent and foregoing my college eligibility by entering the 2020 NBA Draft," Toppin said.

Toppin is currently the ninth ranked prospect by ESPN.

Toppin grew from 6'2 as a high school junior to a 6'9 now.

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