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Griffin caps season with Naismith Award

Updated: April 6, 2009, 12:11 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Tyler Hansbrough might win the national championship, but he was denied a second Naismith Award by Oklahoma's Blake Griffin.

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the winner of the college player of the year honor on Sunday. Pittsburgh's DeJuan Blair and Connecticut's Hasheem Thabeet were the other finalists, who were selected by a group of basketball journalists, coaches and administrators.

"I don't really know what to say," Griffin said after accepting the award in Detroit. "This has ...

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