Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Former Syracuse University star guard Michael Carter-Williams has been selected as the NBA’s Rookie of the Year, the league announced on Monday.
The Philadelphia 76ers’ guard averaged 16.7 points, 6.3 assists and 6.2 rebounds, joining Oscar Robertson and Alvan Adams as the only players since 1950-51 to pace all rookies in those three categories.
Over the weekend, reports surfaced that Carter-Williams was believed to have been selected as Rookie of the Year.
Carter-Williams left SU as a sophomore.
He was drafted 11th overall by the 76ers.
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