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John R. Wooden Award® Presented by Wendy's ® All-American Team Announced Today

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 30, 2015) -- The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2015 John R. Wooden Award All Americans on a 30-minute show on ESPNU today (8pm 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 10 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, Ron Baker (Wichita State); Malcolm Brogdon (Virginia); Willie Cauley-Stein (Kentucky); Jerian Grant (Notre Dame); Frank Kaminsky (Wisconsin); Jahlil Okafor (Duke); D’Angelo Russell (Ohio State); Seth Tuttle (Northern Iowa); Kyle Wiltjer (Gonzaga); and Delon Wright (Utah). The five players who are invited to Los Angeles are Cauley-Stein, Grant, Kaminsky, Okafor and Russell.

 

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John R. Wooden Award Announces 2014-15 Women's All-Americans

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 30, 2015) -- The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2015 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: Nina Davis (Baylor); Jewell Loyd (Notre Dame); Tiffany Mitchell (South Carolina); Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (Connecticut); and Breanna Stewart (Connecticut).  

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John R. Wooden Award Names 2015 High School Players of the Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (March 23, 2015) –The John R. Wooden Award Committee today announced the seven outstanding Southern California high school basketball players who will be awarded the 2015 John R. Wooden High School Player of the Year Award: CIF Los Angeles City Section, Lindsey Drew, Fairfax High School (Los Angeles); CIF Southern Section Division I, Lonzo Ball, Chino Hills High School (Chino Hills); CIF Southern Section Division II, Chimezie Metu, Lawndale High School (Lawndale); CIF Southern Section Division III, Jeremy Hemsley, Damien High School (La Verne); CIF Southern Section Division IV, Stephen Thompson Jr., Bishop Montgomery High School (Torrance); CIF Southern Section Division V, Cody Riley, Sierra Canyon High School (Chatsworth); CIF Southern Section Division VI, Roderick Williams, Price High School (Los Angeles).

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Women's 2015 National Ballot Announced

womens-trophy-2.jpgLos Angeles (March 9, 2015)—The John R. Wooden Award announced the 2015 Women's National Ballot today. 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 balloted players have proven to their universities that they are making progress toward graduation and are maintaining at least a cumulative 2.0 GPA.

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Men's 2014-15 National Ballot Announced Today

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 7, 2015) -- The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced the 2015 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 the frontrunners for college basketball’s most prestigious honor. All balloted players have proven to their universities that they are making progress toward graduation and are maintaining at least a cumulative 2.0 GPA.

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New College Basketball Awards Show to Honor the Season's Top Players April 10 on ESPN2

February 12, 2015

 

New College Basketball Awards Show to Honor the Season’s Top Players April 10 on ESPN2

  • Live one-hour program from Los Angeles features exclusive announcement of eight awards highlighted by the Wooden Award

 

ESPN will close out the 2014-15 college basketball season with a new one-hour awards show on Friday, April 10, at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2. In coordination with the Los Angeles Athletic Club and Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, the first-ever College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy’s program will celebrate the season’s top players and moments with the live announcement of eight awards.

 

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

JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD ANNOUNCES
WOMEN’S LATE SEASON TOP 20 TODAY

Los Angeles (February 12, 2015)— The John R. Wooden Award announced the Women’s Late Season Top 20 today, a list comprised of 20 student-athletes who are the front-runners for college basketball’s most prestigious individual honor at roughly two-thirds of the way through 2014-15 season. The list is chosen by a poll of national women’s college basketball media members.

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John R. Wooden Award Presented by Wendy's Late Season Top 20 Announced

LATE SEASON TOP 20 ANNOUNCED

BY JOHN R. WOODEN AWARD PRESENTED BY WENDY’S®

 

 Players not on the list are still eligible for next month’s ballot

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 11, 2015) --  For the first time, The Los Angeles Athletic Club has added a Late Season Top 20 in an effort to further narrow down the list of outstanding candidates for the 2015 John R. Wooden Award presented by Wendy’s. This list of players was announced on ESPN.com today at Noon EST, and will be discussed in depth on ESPNU on a half-hour show airing tonight at 6:30 p.m. EST.

 

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John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 20, Women

The John R. Wooden Award announced the Women’s Midseason Top 20 was announced today, a list comprised of 20 student-athletes who are the front-runners for college basketball’s most prestigious individual honor at roughly the halfway point of the 2014-15 season. The list is chosen by a poll of national college women’s college basketball media members.

 

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2014-15 Wooden Award Presented by Wendy's Midseason Top 25

Los Angeles (January 14, 2015)— The Los Angeles Athletic Club has announced its Midseason Top 25 today on ESPN's SportsCenter and on 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 2014-15 season.

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