2024 Winners

Zach Edey


Zach Edey becomes only the second men’s player to win the Wooden Award twice, joining Ralph Sampson (1982 & 1983).  While leading the nation in scoring, he broke the career Purdue records for most points and most rebounds. On January 5, 2024, Edey became the second player in Purdue history to reach 1000 career rebounds and on January 28, 2024, Edey scored 26 points to surpass 2,000 for his collegiate career points, making him just the sixth player in Big Ten Conference history to have 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.
On February 4, Edey set two different school records scoring in double figures for the 74th consecutive game, he also broke the record for double-doubles as he secured the 55th of his career and he reached 200 career blocks in the game. Edey was selected Big Ten Player of the Week ten time in his career. Edey holds the record for rebounds at Purdue with 1,178.

Caitlin Clark


In the 2023-24, Caitlyn Clark averaged 31.6 points, 8.9 assists and 7.4 rebounds per game, leading Division I in scoring and assists. She finished with the highest career scoring average (28.42) in Division I history.  Clark broke the NCAA women’s career scoring record, surpassing Wooden Award winner Kelsey Plum (2017), and became the greatest scorer in NCAA Division 1 history, male or female, surpassing Pete Maravich and ending her career with 3,951 points.  
Entering the year, Clark was named preseason Big Ten Player of the Year and earned unanimous AP preseason All-American honors.  On October 15, 2023, at a preseason game she had a triple-double of 34 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. The game had an attendance of 55,646, which set the women's basketball attendance record. Clark is Iowa's all-time leading scorer, and is only the second player in Division I history with a triple-double in four different seasons, joining Wooden Award winner Sabrina Ionescu. 
On December 6, 2023, Clark became the 15th Division I player to reach 3,000 career points and was the second-fastest to reach the mark and she has become the Big Ten's all-time leader in assists. She became the sixth Division I women's player with 1,000 career assists and on February 15, 2024, Clark became the NCAA scoring leader surpassing Kelsey Plum, finishing the game with a career-high 49 points, 13 assists and five rebounds. On February 28, Clark passed Lynette Woodard to become the all-time leader in points among major women's college players.
Our 2024 Wooden Award winner, Caitlyn Clark became the 7th two-time winner of the Wooden Award Women’s Player of the Year (Seimone Augustus [‘05 & ‘06], Candace Parker [‘07 & ‘08], Maya Moore [‘09 & ‘11], Brittney Griner [‘12 & ‘13], Breanna Stewart [‘15 & ‘16], and Sabrina Ionescu [‘19 & ‘20]).