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John R. Wooden Award Names 2017 High School Players of the Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (March 15, 2017) –The Los Angeles Athletic Club today announced the seventeen outstanding Southern California high school boys’ and girls’ basketball players who will be awarded the 2017 John R. Wooden High School Player of the Year Award presented by Wells Fargo.  

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John R. Wooden Award Presented By Wendy's Announces 2016-17 Men's National Ballot

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 4, 2017) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2017 National Ballot for the  John R. Wooden Award® Presented by Wendy’s® today on ESPN College GameDay. 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. 

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John R. Wooden Award Presented By Wendy's Announces 2016-17 Women's National Ballot

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 4, 2017) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2017 National Ballot for the  John R. Wooden Award® Presented by Wendy’s® today on ESPNW. 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. 

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John R. Wooden Award Presented By Wendy's Announces 2016-17 Late Season Top 20

John R. Wooden Award® presented by Wendy’s®

Announces Late Season Top 20 List

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 8, 2017) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the Late Season Top 20 list in an effort to further pare down the list of outstanding candidates for the 2017 John R. Wooden Award® presented by Wendy’s®. The list of players was announced on ESPNU today.

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John R. Wooden Award Presented By Wendy's Announces 2016-17 Late Season Top 20

John R. Wooden Award® presented by Wendy’s®

Announces Late Season Top 20 List

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 8, 2017) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the Late Season Top 20 list in an effort to further pare down the list of outstanding candidates for the 2017 John R. Wooden Award® presented by Wendy’s®. The list of players was announced on ESPNU today.

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John R. Wooden Award Presented By Wendy's Reveals 2016-17 Midseason Top 25

John R. Wooden Award® Presented by Wendy’s® Reveals Midseason Top 25

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (January 11, 2017) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club has announced its John R. Wooden Award® presented by Wendy’s® Midseason Top 25 today on ESPNU. Chosen by a poll of national college basketball experts, the list comprises of 25 student-athletes who are front-runners for the sport’s most prestigious honor, based on their performances during the first half of the 2016-17 season. 

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John R. Wooden Award Reveals 2016-17 Midseason Top 25

John R. Wooden Award® Reveals Midseason Top 25

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (January 11, 2017) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club has announced its John R. Wooden Award® Midseason Top 25 today on ESPNU. Chosen by a poll of national college basketball experts, the list comprises of 25 student-athletes who are front-runners for the sport’s most prestigious honor, based on their performances during the first half of the 2016-17 season. 

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John R. Wooden Award Announces 2016-17 Preseason Top 30

John R. Wooden Award® Announces 2016-17 Preseason Top 30

LOS ANGELES (December 7, 2016) – The John R. Wooden Award® announced the Women’s Preseason Top 30 today on ESPN’s SportsCenter and on ESPNW. The list is comprised of 30 student-athletes who are the early front-runners for college basketball’s most prestigious honor. The list is chosen by a preseason poll of national women’s college basketball media members.

 

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John R. Wooden Award Presented By Wendy's Announces 2016-17 Preseason Top 50

John R. Wooden Award® Presented By Wendy’s® Announces 2016-17 Preseason Top 50

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 15, 2016) – The John R. Wooden Award® presented by Wendy’s® announced its Preseason Top 50 today on ESPN’s SportsCenter and on ESPN.com. Chosen by a preseason poll of national college basketball experts, the list is comprised of 50 student-athletes who are the early front-runners for college basketball’s most prestigious individual honor.

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MUFFET MCGRAW OF NOTRE DAME NAMED 2017 JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD® LEGENDS OF COACHING RECIPIENT

MUFFET MCGRAW OF NOTRE DAME NAMED

2017 JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD®

LEGENDS OF COACHING RECIPIENT

LOS ANGELES (October 11, 2016) – Muffet McGraw, University of Notre Dame Women’s Basketball Coach, will receive the John R. Wooden Award’s “Legends of Coaching” honor in 2017. Coach Wooden’s great grandson, John Impleman, was proud to announce his selection at the Los Angeles Athletic Club’s annual Wooden Award Tip-Off Luncheon. The luncheon features the head coaches from the Division I men’s basketball programs in Southern California. The “Legends of Coaching” honor recognizes coaches who exemplify Coach Wooden’s high standard of coaching success and personal integrity.

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