(JOHN BAZEMORE ~ Associated Press)
The 6-foot-10 Griffin averaged 22.7 points and led the nation with 14.4 rebounds per game while shooting a Big 12 record 65.4 percent from the field. Griffin led the Sooners to a 30-6 record and the regional finals of the NCAA tournament.Griffin had 30 double-doubles this season.
He received 66 votes from the 71-member national media panel that selects the weekly Top 25.
Tyler Hansbrough of North Carolina, who won the award last year, received two votes as did DeJuan Blair of Pittsburgh.