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More History: Ionescu Wins Naismith Trophy

EUGENE, Ore. – Sabrina Ionescu won her fifth national player of the year award on Friday morning, becoming the first Oregon player ever to take home the Citizen Naismith Trophy presented by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.

Ionescu is the eighth Pac-12 player ever to win the Naismith Trophy, and the first since Kelsey Plum in 2017. Ionescu has now won both the Naismith and the Wade Trophy, and has also been named the national player of the year by the Associated Press, USBWA and

"This one is definitely special," Ionescu said on CBS Sports HQ after the award announcement.