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WVU's Jones Named to Preseason Wooden List

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Los Angeles (October 3, 2011)— The Los Angeles Athletic Club has announced its Preseason Top 50 list today on ESPN.com. Chosen by a preseason poll of national college basketball media members, the list is comprised of 50 student-athletes who, based on last year's individual performance and team records, are the early frontrunners for college basketball's most prestigious honor.

2011-12 John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 List, Men

Name

Height

Class

Position

University

Conference

Tim Abromaitis

6-8

GS

F

Notre Dame

Big East

Harrison Barnes

6-8

So.

F

North Carolina

ACC

Will Barton

6-6

So.

G

Memphis

Conference USA

Dee Bost

6-2

Sr.

G

Mississippi State

SEC

William Buford

6-5

Sr.

G

Ohio State

Big Ten

Allen Crabbe

6-6

So.

G

California

Pac-12

Aaron Craft

6-2

So.

G

Ohio State

Big Ten

Marcus Denmon

6-3

Sr.

G

Missouri

Big 12

Festus Ezeli

6-11

Sr.

C

Vanderbilt

SEC

Ashton Gibbs

6-2

Sr.

G

Pitt

Big East

Michael Glover

6-7

Sr.

F

Iona

MAAC

Drew Gordon

6-9

Sr.

F

New Mexico

Mountain West

Draymond Green

6-7

Sr.

F

Michigan State

Big Ten

JaMychal Green

6-8

Sr.

F

Alabama

SEC

Jorge Gutierrez

6-3

Sr.

G

California


Pac-12

Tim Hardaway, Jr.

6-5

So.

G

Michigan

Big Ten

Elias Harris

6-7

Jr.

F

Gonzaga

WCC

John Henson

6-11

Jr.

F

North Carolina

ACC

Tu Holloway

6-0

Sr.

G

Xavier

Atlantic 10

Robbie Hummel

6-8

Sr.

F

Purdue

Big Ten

Joe Jackson

6-1

So.

G

Memphis

Conference USA

Scoop Jardine

6-2

Sr.

G

Syracuse

Big East

John Jenkins

6-3

Jr.

G

Vanderbilt

SEC

Orlando Johnson

6-5

Sr.

G

UCSB

Big West

Darius Johnson-Odom

6-2

Sr.

G

Marquette

Big East

Kevin Jones

6-8

Sr.

F

West Virginia

Big East

Terrence Jones

6-8

So.

F

Kentucky

SEC

Perry Jones III

6-11

So.

F

Baylor

Big 12

Kris Joseph

6-7

Sr.

F

Syracuse

Big East

Jeremy Lamb

6-5

So.

G

Connecticut

Big East

Kendall Marshall

6-4

So.

G

North Carolina

ACC

Trevor Mbakwe

6-8

Sr.

F

Minnesota

Big Ten

Ray McCallum

6-1

So.

G

Detroit

Horizon League

Doug McDermott

6-7

So.

F

Creighton

Missouri Valley

Khris Middleton

6-7

Jr.

F

Texas A&M

Big 12

Reeves Nelson

6-8

Jr.

F

UCLA

Pac-12

Andrew Nicholson

6-9

Sr.

F

St. Bonaventure

Atlantic 10

Alex Oriakhi

6-9

Jr.

C

Connecticut

Big East

Thomas Robinson

6-9

Jr.

F

Kansas

Big 12

John Shurna

6-9

Sr.

F

Northwestern

Big Ten

Peyton Siva

6-0

Jr.

G

Louisville

Big East

Joshua Smith

6-10

So.

C

UCLA

Pac-12

Jared Sullinger*

6-9

So.

C

Ohio State

Big Ten

Jeffery Taylor

6-7

Sr.

G/F

Vanderbilt

SEC

Jordan Taylor

6-1

Sr.

G

Wisconsin

Big Ten

Casper Ware

5-10

Sr.

G

Long Beach State

Big West

Maalik Wayns

6-2

Jr.

G

Villanova

Big East

Keith Wright

6-8

Sr.

F

Harvard

Ivy League

Patric Young

6-9

So.

F/C

Florida

SEC

Tyler Zeller

7-0

Sr.

F

North Carolina

ACC

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