West Virginia junior forward Derek Culver has been named a Lute Olson All-American and is a finalist for the Lute Olson National Player of the Year Award.
Another award for DC!
— WVU Men's Basketball (@WVUhoops) March 25, 2021
Culver is one of 25 players named to the All-America Team. The winner of the player of the year award will be announced on April 1.
This season, the Youngstown, Ohio native averaged a career-best 14.3 points per game and led the Mountaineers in rebounding, averaging 9.4 per game. He tallied 11 double-doubles and was named to the All-Big 12 First Team, two All-District teams and was named an AP All-American honorable mention. Culver also surpassed 1,000 career points this season.
Other Big 12 players on the list are Baylor’s Jared Butler and Oklahoma State’s Cade Cunningham.