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Monday / August 15.
  • Oscar Robertson Trophy Finalists Named

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    OkaforThe U.S. Basketball Writers Association named 15 finalists for the 2015 Oscar Robertson Trophy, to be presented to the association’s national player of the year.

    The award will be presented at the Devon Energy College Basketball Awards on April 14 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.

    Among the finalists are five seniors, six juniors, one sophomore and two freshmen.

    Oscar Robertson Trophy Finalists

    Ron Baker, Wichita State

    Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia

    Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky

    Rakeem Christmas, Syracuse

    Jerian Grant, Notre Dame

    Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin

    Georges Niang, Iowa State

    Jahlil Okafor, Duke

    Kevin Pangos, Gonzaga

    Bobby Portis, Arkansas

    D’Angelo Russell, Ohio State

    Seth Tuttle, Northern Iowa

    Kyle Wiltjer, Gonzaga

    Delon Wright, Utah



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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.