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  • Wooden Preseason List Out

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    Here are the 50 players named to the Wooden Preseason Watch List:

    2011-12 John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 List, Men

    Name Height Class Position University Conference
    Tim Abromaitis 6-8 GS F Notre Dame Big East
    Harrison Barnes 6-8 So. F North Carolina ACC
    Will Barton 6-6 So. G Memphis Conference USA
    Dee Bost 6-2 Sr. G Mississippi State SEC
    William Buford 6-5 Sr. G Ohio State Big Ten
    Allen Crabbe 6-6 So. G California Pac-12
    Aaron Craft 6-2 So. G Ohio State Big Ten
    Marcus Denmon 6-3 Sr. G Missouri Big 12
    Festus Ezeli 6-11 Sr. C Vanderbilt SEC
    Ashton Gibbs 6-2 Sr. G Pitt Big East
    Michael Glover 6-7 Sr. F Iona MAAC
    Drew Gordon 6-9 Sr. F New Mexico Mountain West
    Draymond Green 6-7 Sr. F Michigan State Big Ten
    JaMychal Green 6-8 Sr. F Alabama SEC
    Jorge Gutierrez 6-3 Sr. G California Pac-12
    Tim Hardaway, Jr. 6-5 So. G Michigan Big Ten
    Elias Harris 6-7 Jr. F Gonzaga WCC
    John Henson 6-11 Jr. F North Carolina ACC
    Tu Holloway 6-0 Sr. G Xavier Atlantic 10
    Robbie Hummel 6-8 Sr. F Purdue Big Ten
    Joe Jackson 6-1 So. G Memphis Conference USA
    Scoop Jardine 6-2 Sr. G Syracuse Big East
    John Jenkins 6-3 Jr. G Vanderbilt SEC
    Orlando Johnson 6-5 Sr. G UCSB Big West
    Darius Johnson-Odom 6-2 Sr. G Marquette Big East
    Kevin Jones 6-8 Sr. F West Virginia Big East
    Terrence Jones 6-8 So. F Kentucky SEC
    Perry Jones III 6-11 So. F Baylor Big 12
    Kris Joseph 6-7 Sr. F Syracuse Big East
    Jeremy Lamb 6-5 So. G Connecticut Big East
    Kendall Marshall 6-4 So. G North Carolina ACC
    Trevor Mbakwe 6-8 Sr. F Minnesota Big Ten
    Ray McCallum 6-1 So. G Detroit Horizon League
    Doug McDermott 6-7 So. F Creighton Missouri Valley
    Khris Middleton 6-7 Jr. F Texas A&M Big 12
    Reeves Nelson 6-8 Jr. F UCLA Pac-12
    Andrew Nicholson 6-9 Sr. F St. Bonaventure Atlantic 10
    Alex Oriakhi 6-9 Jr. C Connecticut Big East
    Thomas Robinson 6-9 Jr. F Kansas Big 12
    John Shurna 6-9 Sr. F Northwestern Big Ten
    Peyton Siva 6-0 Jr. G Louisville Big East
    Joshua Smith 6-10 So. C UCLA Pac-12
    Jared Sullinger* 6-9 So. C Ohio State Big Ten
    Jeffery Taylor 6-7 Sr. G/F Vanderbilt SEC
    Jordan Taylor 6-1 Sr. G Wisconsin Big Ten
    Casper Ware 5-10 Sr. G Long Beach State Big West
    Maalik Wayns 6-2 Jr. G Villanova Big East
    Keith Wright 6-8 Sr. F Harvard Ivy League
    Patric Young 6-9 So. F/C Florida SEC
    Tyler Zeller 7-0 Sr. F North Carolina ACC

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.