Haywood named Rookie of the Month

Tar Heel grad Brendan Haywood ('01) was named the NBA's Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for December.

Haywood has played an important role in the Washington Wizards' remarkable turnaround. The team was 11-4 during the final month of the year, while Haywood averaged 7.9 points, 7.9 boards and 2.2 blocks.

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