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Friday / April 23.
  • Cunningham, Dosunmu, Garza headline Wooden Award List

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    Oklahoma State’s Cade Cunningham, Illinois’ Ayo Dosunmu and Iowa’s Luka Garza headine the list of 15 student- athletes who are candidates for the Wooden Award All American Team and Wooden Award Trophy as the most outstanding college basketball player in the United States.

    Gonzaga has three players on the final list in Corey Kispert, Jalen Suggs and Drew Timme, while Illinois (Ayo Dosunmu and Kofi Cockburn) and Villanova (Collin Gillespie and Jeremiah Robinson-Earl) each have a pair.

    Voting will take place from March 15 to March 22, and voters take into consideration a player’s entire season of play, as well as the opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament. The finalists for the 2021 Wooden Award presented by Wendy’s will be announced on March 26.

    2020-21 Wooden Award Ballot

    NameSchoolConferenceHeightClassPosition
    Charles BasseyWestern KentuckyConference USA6-11Jr.C
    Jared ButlerBaylorBig 126-3Jr.G
    Kofi CockburnIllinoisBig Ten7-0SophC
    Cade CunninghamOklahoma StateBig 126-8Fr.G
    Hunter DickinsonMichiganBig Ten7-1Fr.C
    Ayo DosunmuIllinoisBig Ten6-5Jr.G
    Luka Garza*IowaBig Ten6-11Sr.C
    Collin GillespieVillanovaBig East6-3Sr.G
    Trayce Jackson-DavisIndianaBig Ten6-9SophF
    Corey KispertGonzagaWCC6-7Sr.F
    E.J. LiddellOhio StateBig Ten6-7SophF
    Evan MobleyUSCPac-127-0Fr.F
    Jeremiah Robinson-EarlVillanovaBig East6-9SophF
    Jalen SuggsGonzagaWCC6-4Fr.G
    Drew TimmeGonzagaWCC6-10SophF
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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.