Morant named best point guard in the nation

Morant named best point guard in the nation
Morant won the Bob Cousy Award on Friday, April 12 at the College Basketball Awards. (Source: Murray State Racer Athletics)

LOS ANGELES, CA (KFVS) - Former Murray State player Ja Morant was named the best point guard in the nation.

Morant won the Bob Cousy Award on Friday, April 12 at the College Basketball Awards.

Morant announced he will be entering the 2019 NBA Draft on Wednesday, April 3.

Morant is Murray State’s first first-team All-American.

He was the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year and led the Racers to the NCAA Tournament where they had a first round victory over Marquette.

Heartland Sports sat down with Morant and Coach McMahon ahead of the NCAA Tournament. Watch it here.

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