Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Lamb a Wooden Candidate

UConn sophomore guard Jeremy Lamb has been named a Top-25 candidate for the Wooden Award, as announced today by The Los Angeles Athletic Club. Lamb is one of four BIG EAST Conference selections for one of the nation’s most prestigious awards.

The Huskies had two player selected to the preseason Wooden Award Watch List. Junior big man Alex Oriakhi (Lowell, Mass.) was not selected for the Midseason Top-25.

Joining Lamb from the BIG EAST are Marquette’s Darius Johnson-Odom, West Virginia’s Kevin Jones and Syracuse’s Kris Joseph. North Carolina led all teams with three players selected.

Here's the list:

Name Ht. Yr. Pos. University Conference
Harrison Barnes 6-8 So. F North Carolina ACC
Will Barton 6-6 So. G Memphis Conference USA
William Buford 6-6 Sr. G Ohio State Big Ten
Anthony Davis 6-10 Fr. F Kentucky SEC
Marcus Denmon 6-3 Sr. G Missouri Big 12
Draymond Green 6-7 Sr. F Michigan State Big Ten
John Henson 6-11 Jr. F North Carolina ACC
John Jenkins 6-4 Jr. G Vanderbilt SEC
Orlando Johnson 6-5 Sr. G UC Santa Barbara Big West
Darius Johnson-Odom 6-2 Sr. G Marquette Big East
Kevin Jones 6-8 Sr. F West Virginia Big East
Perry Jones III 6-11 So. F Baylor Big 12
Kris Joseph 6-7 Sr. F Syracuse Big East
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 6-7 Fr. F Kentucky SEC
Jeremy Lamb 6-5 So. G/F Connecticut Big East
Damian Lillard 6-3 Jr. G Weber State Big Sky
Scott Machado 6-1 Sr. G Iona MAAC
Doug McDermott 6-7 So. F Creighton Missouri Valley
Mike Moser 6-8 So. F UNLV Mountain West
Arnett Moultrie 6-11 Jr. F Mississippi State SEC
Thomas Robinson 6-10 Jr. F Kansas Big 12
Mike Scott 6-8 Sr. F Virginia ACC
Jared Sullinger* 6-9 So. F Ohio State Big Ten
Cody Zeller 6-11 Fr. F Indiana Big Ten

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