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2016 John R. Wooden Award Recipients Named at College Basketball Awards Presented By Wendy's

The stars of college basketball descended on Los Angeles tonight for one last celebration before putting the 2015-16 season to rest. The College Basketball Awards presented by Wendy’s televised live on ESPN2 from The NOVO by Microsoft saw college basketball’s top players, coaches and Hall of Famers gather to honor the winners of eight prestigious end-of-season awards.

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John R. Wooden Award Presented by Wendy's All-Americans Announced

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 28, 2016) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2016 John R. Wooden Award® All-Americans on a 30-minute show on ESPNU today (8 pm EDT). Selected by nearly 1,000 national college basketball media members and the Award’s former winners, the All-American team is made up of ten student-athletes who were the top vote-getters in the quest to earn college basketball’s most prestigious honor. The ten-player team consists of, alphabetically, Grayson Allen (Duke), Malcolm Brogdon (Virginia), Kris Dunn (Providence), Perry Ellis (Kansas), Yogi Ferrell (Indiana), Buddy Hield (Oklahoma), Brice Johnson (North Carolina), Georges Niang (Iowa State), Tyler Ulis (Kentucky), and Denzel Valentine (Michigan State). The five players who are invited to Los Angeles are Brogdon, Hield, Johnson, Ulis and Valentine.

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John R. Wooden Award Announces 2015-16 Women's All-Americans

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 28, 2016) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2016 John R. Wooden Award® Women’s All-Americans on a 30-minute show on ESPNU. Selected by hundreds of national college basketball media members and the Award’s former winners, the All-American team is made up of five student-athletes who were the top vote-getters in the quest to earn college basketball’s most prestigious honor. The team consists of, alphabetically: Rachel Banham (Minnesota), Nina Davis (Baylor), Moriah Jefferson (Connecticut),  Kelsey Mitchell (Ohio State), Tiffany Mitchell (South Carolina), Kelsey Plum (Washington), Breanna Stewart (Connecticut), Morgan Tuck (Connecticut), Brianna Turner (Notre Dame) and A’ja Wilson (South Carolina). The five players that are invited to Los Angeles are Banham, Jefferson, Kelsey Mitchell, Stewart and Wilson. Stewart is the 2015 John R. Wooden Award Player of the Year and a three-time Wooden Award All-American. 

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John R. Wooden Award Names 2016 High School Players of the Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (March 23, 2016) –The John R. Wooden Award Committee today announced the seven outstanding Southern California high school basketball players who will be awarded the 2016 John R. Wooden High School Player of the Year Award: CIF Los Angeles City Section, Keith Fisher, Westchester High School (Los Angeles); CIF Southern Section Division I, Lonzo Ball, Chino Hills High School (Chino Hills); CIF Southern Section Division II, John Edgar, Ayala High School (Chino Hills); CIF Southern Section Division III, De’Anthony Melton, Crespi Carmelite High School (Encino); CIF Southern Section Division IV, Shacquille Dawkins., Bishop Alemany High School (Mission Hills); CIF Southern Section Division V, Cody Riley, Sierra Canyon High School (Chatsworth); CIF Southern Section Division VI, Cartrell Thompson, Price High School (Los Angeles).

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John R. Wooden Award Presented by Wendy's Announces 2016 National Ballot

 

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 5, 2016) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2016 National Ballot for the John R. Wooden Award® presented by Wendy’s® on ESPN College GameDay today. Selected by the Wooden Award National Advisory Board, the list is comprised of 15 student-athletes who are candidates for the Wooden Award All-American Team and one shall receive the Wooden Award Trophy as the most outstanding college basketball player in the United States. All balloted players have proven to their universities that they are making progress towards graduation and are maintaining at least a cumulative 2.0 GPA.

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John R. Wooden Award Announces 2016 Women's National Ballot

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 4, 2016) – The John R. Wooden Award®, headquartered at the Los Angeles Athletic Club, announced the 2016 Wooden Award Women’s National Ballot today on ESPNW.com. Selected by the Wooden Award National Advisory Board, the ballot consists of 15 student-athletes who are eligible for college basketball’s most prestigious honor. All players on the ballot have proven to their universities that they are making progress towards graduation and are maintaining at least a cumulative 2.0 GPA.

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John R. Wooden Award Announces Women's Late Season Top 20 List

WOMEN’S LATE SEASON TOP 20

ANNOUNCED BY

JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD®

 

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 17, 2016) – The John R. Wooden Award® announced a Women’s Late Season Top 20 list of outstanding student-athletes who are the frontrunners for college basketball’s most prestigious individual honor at roughly two-thirds of the way through the 2015-16 season. The list is chosen by a poll of national women’s college basketball media members and was announced on ESPNW.

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John R. Wooden Award Presented By Wendy's Announces Late Season Top 20

LATE SEASON TOP 20 ANNOUNCED BY

JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD®

PRESENTED BY

WENDY’S®

 

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 10, 2016) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced a Late Season Top 20 list in an effort to further pare down the list of outstanding candidates for the 2016 John R. Wooden Award® presented by Wendy’s®. The list of players was announced on ESPNU and ESPN.com today. 

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John R. Wooden Award Announces 2015-16 Midseason Top 20 List

JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD RELEASES 

WOMEN’S MIDSEASON TOP 20 LIST

 

LOS ANGELES (January 15, 2016) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club has announced its John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 20 today at noon EST on ESPNW. Chosen by a poll of national college basketball experts, the list is comprised of 20 student-athletes who are the frontrunners for the sport’s most prestigious individual honor, based on their performances during the first half of the 2015-2016 season.

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John R. Wooden Award Presented By Wendy's Reveals Midseason Top 25

JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD®

PRESENTED BY WENDY’S®

REVEALS 2015-2016 MIDSEASON TOP 25

 

LOS ANGELES (January 13, 2016) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club has announced its John R. Wooden Award presented by Wendy’s, Midseason Top 25 today on ESPNU and ESPN.com. Chosen by a poll of national college basketball experts, the list is comprised of 25 student-athletes who are the frontrunners for the sport’s most prestigious individual honor, based on their performances during the first half of the 2015-2016 season.

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