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John R. Wooden Award Presented By Wendy's at ESPN College Basketball Awards

The college basketball season officially closed out tonight with the sport’s top coaches, players (past and present) and Hollywood stars all gathering at The College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy’s televised live on ESPN2 from The Novo by Microsoft at L.A. Live. Eight prestigious, end-of-season awards were presented to the game’s best and brightest during the 90-minute telecast.

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John R. Wooden Award Presented By Wendy's Announces 2016-17 Men's All American Team

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 27, 2017) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2017 John R. Wooden Award® Presented By Wendy’s® All American Team on a 30-minute show on ESPNU today (7 pm EDT). The Wooden Award 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, alphabetically, consists of: Lonzo Ball (UCLA), Dillon Brooks (Oregon), Josh Hart (Villanova), Josh Jackson (Kansas), Justin Jackson (North Carolina), Luke Kennard (Duke), Frank Mason III (Kansas), Malik Monk (Kentucky), Caleb Swanigan (Purdue), and Nigel Williams-Goss (Gonzaga). The five players who are invited to Los Angeles for the Wooden Award™ presentation during the ESPN College Basketball Awards presented by Wendy’s® are Ball, Hart, Mason III, Swanigan, and Williams-Goss. 

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John R. Wooden Award Presented By Wendy's Announces 2016-17 Women's All American Team

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 27, 2017) – The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2017 John R. Wooden Award® Presented By Wendy’s® All American Team on a 30-minute show on ESPNU today (7 pm EDT). The Wooden Award 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 five-player team, alphabetically, consists of: Napheesa Collier (Connecticut), Kelsey Mitchell (Ohio State), Kelsey Plum (Washington), Katie Lou Samuelson (Connecticut), and A’ja Wilson (South Carolina). Mitchell and Wilson were named to the 2016 Wooden Award All American Team™.  All five players are invited to Los Angeles for the Wooden Award™ presentation during the ESPN College Basketball Awards presented by Wendy’s®.

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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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