The finalist for the John R. Wooden award were announced today and Arizona sophomore Derrick Williams is the only player from the Pac-10 on the 20-man list.
Washington junior Isaiah Thomas and Washington State junior Klay Thompson were on the 30-man mid-season list, but did not make the final cut.
Here’s a look at the finalists.
Marshon Brooks, guard, Providence
Alec Burks, guard, Colorado
Norris Cole, guard, Cleveland State
Kenneth Faried, forward, Morehead State
Jimmer Fredette* guard, Brigham Young
Jordan Hamilton, forward, Texas
Ben Hansbrough, guard, Notre Dame
Dwight Hardy, guard, St. John’s
JaJuan Johnson, guard Purdue Big Ten
Kawhi Leonard, forward, San Diego State
Jon Leuer, forward, Wisconsin
E’Twaun Moore, guard, Purdue
Marcus Morris, forward, Kansas
Jacob Pullen, guard, Kansas State
Kyle Singler, forward, Duke
Nolan Smith, guard, Duke
Jared Sullinger, forward, Ohio State
Jordan Taylor, guard, Wisconsin
Kemba Walker, guard, Connecticut
Derrick Williams, forward, Arizona