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Friday / February 21.
  • National Player of the Year candidates Myles Powell, Devon Dotson, Jordan Nwora, Cassius Winston highlight Wooden Award Midseason List

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    National Player of the Year candidates Myles Powell of Seton Hall, Devon Dotson of Kansas, Jordan Nwora of Louisville and Cassius Winston of Michigan State highlight the John R. Wooden Award Men’s Midseason Top 25 list.

    Chosen by a poll of national college basketball experts, the list comprises 25 student-athletes who are front-runners for the sport’s most prestigious honor.

    The Wooden Award All American Team will be announced the week of the “Elite Eight” round of the NCAA Tournament. The winner of the 2020 John R. Wooden Award will be presented by Wendy’s during the ESPN College Basketball Awards on April 10.


    WOODEN AWARD MID-SEASON TOP 25 LIST

    NameSchoolConferenceHeightClassPosition
    Precious AchiuwaMemphisAmerican6-9Fr.F
    Udoka AzubuikeKansasBig 127-0Sr.C
    Saddiq BeyVillanovaBig East6-8So.F
    Vernon Carey Jr.DukeACC6-10Fr.C
    Anthony Cowan Jr.MarylandBig Ten6-0Sr.G
    Devon DotsonKansasBig 126-2So.G
    Anthony EdwardsGeorgiaSEC6-5Fr.G
    Malachi FlynnSan Diego StateMountain West6-1Jr.G
    Luka GarzaIowaBig Ten6-11Jr.C
    Ashton HagansKentuckySEC6-3So.G
    Tyrese HaliburtonIowa StateBig 126-5So.G
    Markus Howard*MarquetteBig East5-11Sr.G
    Tre JonesDukeACC6-3So.G
    Tyrese MaxeyKentuckySEC6-3Fr.G
    Jordan NworaLouisvilleACC6-7Jr.F
    Filip PetrusevGonzagaWCC6-11So.F
    Myles PowellSeton HallBig East6-2Sr.G
    Payton PritchardOregonPac-126-2Sr.G
    Zavier SimpsonMichiganBig Ten6-0Sr.G
    Lamar StevensPenn StateBig Ten6-8Sr.F
    Isaiah StewartWashingtonPac-126-9Fr.F
    Tres TinkleOregon StatePac-126-7Sr.F
    Obi ToppinDaytonA-106-9So.F
    Kaleb WessonOhio StateBig Ten6-9Jr.F
    Cassius Winston*Michigan StateBig Ten6-1Sr.G
    * indicates player selected as the 2019 Wooden Award All American



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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.