Redick tops Morrison for Wooden Award

Updated: April 9, 2006, 12:09 AM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- J.J. Redick took a West Coast vacation this week, spending time with Adam Morrison and beating out his buddy for the John R. Wooden Award as college basketball's male player of the year.

Redick, a 6-foot-4 senior at Duke, edged the Gonzaga star by 72 points in the third-closest balloting in the history of the award.

Mark Few, who coaches Morrison, thinks both players were deserving.

"Society always wants to pick a winner. I don't know how you can choose between ...

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