The Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 list will be featured on ESPN2 tonight at 12 a.m. He also is among league leaders in minutes played (fifth), field goal percentage (seventh) and free throw percentage (10th). Chosen by a poll of national college basketball experts, the list is comprised of 25 student-athletes who are front-runners for one of college basketball's most prestigious individual honors, based on their performances during the first half of the 2017-18 season. He has nine double-double games (double digits in scoring and assists), has scored at least 20 points in 14 of his 15 games and 30 or more points five times this season. She averages 22.7 points and 12.6 rebounds per game.
Nared (17.3 points per game, 8.9 rebounds) and Russell (17.1 points, 8.5 rebounds) lead the Lady Vols in scoring and rebounding. The announcement was made by ESPNW and the Wooden Award on Thursday.
Now, halfway through the year, he's among the frontrunners for one of the sport's major awards.
But it's been more than a decade since a Blue Devils player won the John Wooden Award - the last one being J.J. Redick in 2005-06. The Wooden Award All-American Team will be announced the week of the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament. The victor of the John R. Wooden Award will be announced in early April during the ESPN College Basketball Awards Show.