Monday, October 4, 2010

Corey Fisher Named to 2011 Wooden Award Watch List

The Los Angeles Athletic Club released their official John R. Wooden Award preseason Top 50 Candidates list. The compilation is based on last season's individual performance and the candidates' team records. The LAAC release identifies these 50 as the early frontrunners for the Wooden Award. While several Big Ten "returning candidates" received specific mention, the Big East placed seven on the list, tied for third (with the Big 12) among the conferences (10 from the Big Ten, eight from the ACC). Of interest to Big East fans:

Corey Fisher, Villanova
Austin Freeman, Georgetown
Ashton Gibbs, Pittsburgh
Jeremy Hazell, Seton Hall
Kris Joseph, Syracuse
Brandon Triche, Syracuse
Kemba Walker, Connecticut

Of interest to Big 5 fans:

Lavoy Allen, Temple
Corey Fisher, Villanova

Of interest to A-10 fans:

Lavoy Allen, Temple
Kevin Anderson, Richmond
Chris Wright, Dayton

Congratulations to Corey
& all of the Wooden Award List Nominees!

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