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Wednesday / July 8.
  • Naismith Player of the Year Semifinalists Have Been Named

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    By RYAN McMULLEN

    The Citizen Naismith Player of the Year semifinalists were announced on Thursday morning.

    The ten recipients include Udoka Azubuike (Kansas), Vernon Carey Jr. (Duke), Devon Dotson (Kansas), Malachi Flynn (San Diego State), Luka Garza (Iowa), Markus Howard (Marquette), Myles Powell (Seton Hall), Payton Pritchard (Oregon), Jalen Smith (Maryland), and Obi Toppin (Dayton).

    Seven different conferences are represented among the ten semifinalists.

    The winner will be named on April 5.

    Former Duke star, Zion Williamson won the prestigious award last year.

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