My Wooden Award Top 20
Blake Griffin is top choice for Player of the Year
Blake Griffin is top choice for Player of the Year

Posted Mar 2, 2009


The Wooden Award Committee will soon announce its Top 20 candidates for the 2008-09 Player of the Year Award. I am a voter for the award and turned in my ballot Monday for the Top 20. This year's choice figures to be Blake Griffin of Oklahoma, but there are several other top candidates. The following is a look at my Top 20 candidates.

Name Hgt Pos Class School Conference PPG RPG APG
Blake Griffin 6-10 F So. Oklahoma BIG 12 22.0 13.8 2.4
Stephen Curry 6-3 G Jr. Davidson SOUTHERN 28.6 4.1 5.9
Luke Harangody 6-8 F Jr. Notre Dame BIG EAST 24.2 12.5 2.3
Tyler Hansbrough 6-9 F Sr. North Carolina ACC 21.0 7.7 0.9
James Harden 6-4 G So. Arizona State Pac 10 21.2 5.6 4.2
Jodie Meeks 6-4 G Jr. Kentucky SEC 25.4 3.6 1.1
Jeff Teague 6-2 G So. Wake Forest ACC 20.3 3.5 3.7
Hasheem Thabeet 7-3 C Jr. Connecticut BIG EAST 13.4 10.5 0.5
DeJuan Blair 6-7 F So. Pittsburgh BIG EAST 15.8 13.0 1.2
Jonny Flynn 6-0 G So. Syracuse BIG EAST 17.3 3.0 6.1
Cole Aldrich 6-11 C So. Kansas BIG 12 15.0 10.3 1.0
Jordan Hill 6-10 F Jr. Arizona Pac 10 18.0 11.1 1.3
Wesley Matthews 6-5 G Sr. Marquette BIG EAST 18.7 5.3 2.5
Ty Lawson 5-11 G Jr. North Carolina ACC 16.2 2.6 6.3
Sherron Collins 5-11 G Jr. Kansas BIG 12 18.0 2.6 5.0
Nick Calathes 6-6 G/F So. Florida SEC 18.6 5.3 6.4
Kyle Singler 6-8 F So. Duke ACC 16.1 7.8 2.7
Jerel McNeal 6-3 G Sr. Marquette BIG EAST 20.0 4.7 4.1
Jon Brockman 6-7 F Sr. Washington Pac 10 14.6 11.3 1.2
Jeff Adrien 6-7 F Sr. Connecticut BIG EAST 13.8 10.2 1.4


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