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Smart is just the third player to hold both awards at the same time. The awards were announced Sunday evening by the league office.
In the votes released Monday, Smart got 10 of 17 votes as player of the year. He got 14 points for top freshman.
The Cowboy was also named to the All-Big 12 First Team, the Big 12 All-Defensive Team and the Big 12 All-Rookie Team.
Smart and a pair of Kansas teammates -- freshman Ben McLemore and senior Jeff Withey -- are unanimous All-Big 12 picks. They're joined on the first team by Baylor's Pierre Jackson and Kansas State's Rodney McGruder.
Kansas State's Bruce Weber is the league's Coach of the Year.
Iowa State senior guard Will Clyburn, a transfer from Utah, is Newcomer of the Year.
FOX 25's Sam Gannon sat down with Marcus Smart earlier this month to talk about life off the court.
You can watch her entire, uncut interview here.
Posted: Monday, March 11 2013, 10:37 AM CDT