College Basketball John Wooden Award Update: Midseason Top 25

The Midseason Top 25 list is out from the Los Angeles Athletic Club for its top candidates for the John Wooden Award. The award recognizes the nation’s top college basketball player.

SPASH grad Sam Hauser, formerly of Marquette and a senior at the University of Virginia, is named on the Top 25 list.

The midseason list includes  players from Big Ten schools:

  • Marcus Carr, Minnesota
  • Kofi Cockburn, Illinois
  • Ayo Dosunmo, Illinois
  • Luka Garza, Iowa
  • Trayce Jackson-Davis, Indiana

Learn more about the award HERE

2020-21 Midseason Top 25


Name School Conference Height Class Position
Scottie Barnes Florida State ACC 6-9 Fr. G
Charles Bassey Western Kentucky Conference USA 6-11 Jr. C
James Bouknight Connecticut Big East 6-5 Soph G
Garrison Brooks North Carolina ACC 6-10 Sr. F
Jared Butler Baylor Big 12 6-3 Jr. G
Marcus Carr Minnesota Big Ten 6-2 Jr. G
Kofi Cockburn Illinois Big Ten 7-0 Soph C
Derek Culver West Virginia Big 12 6-10 Jr. F
Cade Cunningham Oklahoma State Big 12 6-8 Fr. G
Ayo Dosunmu Illinois Big Ten 6-5 Jr. G
John Fulkerson Tennessee SEC 6-9 Sr. F
Luka Garza* Iowa Big Ten 6-11 Sr. C
Collin Gillespie Villanova Big East 6-3 Sr. G
Ron Harper Jr. Rutgers Big Ten 6-6 Jr. G/F
Sam Hauser Virginia ACC 6-8 Sr. F
Matthew Hurt Duke ACC 6-9 Soph F
Trayce Jackson-Davis Indiana Big Ten 6-9 Soph F
Carlik Jones Louisville ACC 6-1 Sr. G
Corey Kispert Gonzaga WCC 6-7 Sr. F
Remy Martin Arizona State Pac-12 6-0 Sr. G
Evan Mobley USC Pac-12 7-0 Fr. F
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl Villanova Big East 6-9 Soph F
Jalen Suggs Gonzaga WCC 6-4 Fr. G
Drew Timme Gonzaga WCC 6-10 Soph F
Marcus Zegarowski Creighton Big East 6-2 Jr. G


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