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Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu among 25 on midseason Wooden Award list

13 January 2018, 05:35 | Andy Ferguson

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He boasts a season-high of 37 points against Sacramento State, has scored 30 or more points three times, and 20 or more in an impressive 11 games.

Young joins three other Big 12 players - Jevon Carter of West Virginia, Mohamed Bamba of Texas and Devonte' Graham of Kansas - on the list.

The final vote will include almost 1,000 voters who will rank in order their 10 top players from the list of 15. The Wooden Award has been presented annually since 1976 to the most outstanding player in college basketball. No player in recorded NCAA history has finished a season leading the country in both scoring and assists.

Oklahoma's Trae Young is now considered by many to be a favorite for the award, after starting his college career by leading the nation in points (29.2) and assists (10.1) per game through the Sooners' first 15 games.

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Oklahoma is the only school with multiple John R. Wooden Award winners over the past 14 seasons with Buddy Hield (2016) and Blake Griffin (2009) each earning the honor.

The Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 list will be featured on ESPN2 tonight at 12 a.m. Baker is the last WSU player to make the mid-season list. Voters are permitted to take into consideration the opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament when casting the ballot. The announcement was made by ESPNW and the Wooden Award on Thursday.

The list of 25 candidates includes two underclassmen:?



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