News & Media



News & Media

Seven Wooden Award midseason candidates shined in action Thursday night

Gordon Hayward had a double-double to lead #15 Butler to a 68-57 road victory over Youngstown State. The sophomore forward made six of ten from the field, two of five from beyond the arc and eight of nine from the charity stripes as he finished with 22 points and 17 rebounds as the Bulldogs improved to 22-4.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Jeremy Lin Ivy League Midseason Candidate

On January 13, 2010 Jeremy Lin became the first Ivy League Midseason Candidate for the Wooden Award in over a decade. Read about his on-and-off court accomplishments in a recent Sports Illustrated article.
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1165302/3/index.htm

Read more
Add your reaction Share

2009-2010 Women’s John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 20 Candidates

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 13, 2010) – The top 21 candidates for the Women’s John R. Wooden Award, the nation’s most coveted college basketball honor, were named today by The Los Angeles Athletic Club’s John R. Wooden Award Committee. Because of a tie in the voting, 21 players were named rather than the traditional 20. Composed of the players who will compete for this season’s player of the year award, the midseason list is based on individual excellence and team record during the first half of the season.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Women’s Wooden Award Midseason Top 20

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 13, 2010) – The top 21 candidates for the Women’s John R. Wooden
Award, the nation’s most coveted college basketball honor, were named today by The Los Angeles
Athletic Club’s John R. Wooden Award Committee. Because of a tie in the voting, 21 players were
named rather than the traditional 20. Composed of the players who will compete for this season’s
player of the year award, the midseason list is based on individual excellence and team record during the first half of the season.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

2009-2010 Midseason Top 30 Candidates

Notre Dame’s Harangody, Kentucky’s Patterson and Wall and three Jayhawks head the list

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 4, 2010) – The top 30 candidates for the John R. Wooden Award, the nation’s most coveted college basketball honor, were named today by The Los Angeles Athletic Club’s John R. Wooden Award Committee. Composed of the players who will compete for this season’s player of the year award, the attached midseason list is based on individual excellence and team record during the first half of the season.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Happy 99th Coach Wooden

The Los Angeles Athletic Club and the John R. Wooden Award wish Coach Wooden a happy 99th birthday.  The coaches and guests in attendance at the 2009 Tip-Off Luncheon joined in signing “Happy Birthday” to Coach Wooden in absentia.  For a great article about Coach Wooden see the recent Los Angeles Times Article titled “On his 99th birthday, 99 things about John Wooden”.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Florida’s Billy Donovan, 2010 “Legends of Coaching Award” Recipient

LOS ANGELES (October 14, 2009) – University of Florida Head Basketball Coach Billy Donovan will be honored with the John R. Wooden Award’s “Legends of Coaching Award” in 2010, Wooden Award Chairman Duke Llewellyn announced today.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

WOMEN’S 2009-2010 PRESEASON TOP 30 CANDIDATES

‘09 Winner Maya Moore and Six More ’09 Final Ballot Honorees Top the List

Los Angeles (August 20, 2009)—Richard “Duke” Llewellyn, John R. Wooden Award Chairman and founder, announced the 2009-10 preseason candidates for the Women’s Wooden Award today.  The list is comprised of 31 student athletes who, based on last year’s individual performance and team records, are the frontrunners for college basketball’s most prestigious honor.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

John R. Wooden Award 2009-2010 Preseason Mens Top 50 Candidates

Linda Reid

Collins, Singler, Lucas and Two-time Wooden All-American Harangody Head List

Los Angeles (August 19, 2009)— The 2009-10 preseason candidates for the John R. Wooden
Award All-American Team and Player of the Year trophy were announced today by Richard “Duke”
Llewellyn, Wooden Award Chairman and founder.  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.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

Catching up with T.J. Ford

Courtesy www.texassports.com

Former National Player of the Year talks about the launch of his new web site, his closeness with other UT players in the NBA, the success of his recent charity event in Houston and the birth of his second child.

Read more
Add your reaction Share

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

ADDITIONAL SPONSORS