January 6th Top 25 NCAA Basketball Player of the Year Rankings

Photo Credit: VU Hoops (featured image), CBS Sports (team logos)

NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Friday, January 6th, 2017, at 4:35 PM EST.

 

25. valpo Alec Peters, Forward, Valparaiso Crusaders (11-3)
  • Statistics: 14 games played, 36.5 minutes per game, 25.0 points per game, 10.4 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, 0.9 steals per game, 43.9% field goal percentage, 32.1% 3-point field goal percentage, 92.5% free throw percentage

 

24. butler Kelan Martin, Forward, Butler Bulldogs (13-2)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 30.7 minutes per game, 17.7 points per game, 5.2 rebounds per game, 1.4 assists per game, 0.5 blocks per game, 0.8 steals per game, 42.9% field goal percentage, 37.6% 3-point field goal percentage, 84.6% free throw percentage

 

23. ariz Lauri Markkanen, Forward, Arizona Wildcats (14-2)
  • Statistics: 16 games played, 31.7 minutes per game, 15.5 points per game, 7.4 rebounds per game, 1.3 assists per game, 0.6 blocks per game, 0.3 steals per game, 49.4% field goal percentage, 43.2% 3-point field goal percentage, 84.1% free throw percentage

 

22. creigh Marcus Foster, Guard, Creighton Bluejays (14-1)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 29.5 minutes per game, 18.7 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, 1.7 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, 0.7 steals per game, 49.5% field goal percentage, 36.1% 3-point field goal percentage, 72.3% free throw percentage

 

21. md Melo Trimble, Guard, Maryland Terrapins (13-2)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 31.2 minutes per game, 17.8 points per game, 3.2 rebounds per game, 2.8 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, 1.1 steals per game, 47.6% field goal percentage, 36.3% 3-point field goal percentage, 83.5% free throw percentage

 

20. fsu Dwayne Bacon, Guard, Florida State Seminoles (14-1)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 26.9 minutes per game, 18.1 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, 1.6 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, 1.1 steals per game, 49.0% field goal percentage, 38.8% 3-point field goal percentage, 75.0% free throw percentage

 

19. unc Joel Berry, Guard, North Carolina Tar Heels (13-3)
  • Statistics: 14 games played, 27.9 minutes per game, 15.1 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, 4.4 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, 1.5 steals per game, 48.6% field goal percentage, 42.9% 3-point field goal percentage, 92.9% free throw percentage

 

18. pitt Michael Young, Forward, Pittsburgh Panthers (12-3)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 32.7 minutes per game, 22.7 points per game, 7.6 rebounds per game, 3.4 assists per game, 0.9 blocks per game, 0.4 steals per game, 50.2% field goal percentage, 42.6% 3-point field goal percentage, 80.7% free throw percentage

 

17. maryca Jock Landale, Center, Saint Mary’s Gaels (13-1)
  • Statistics: 14 games played, 28.1 minutes per game, 18.2 points per game, 9.6 rebounds per game, 2.1 assists per game, 1.0 block per game, 0.4 steals per game, 65.6% field goal percentage, 30.0% 3-point field goal percentage, 74.0% free throw percentage

 

16. wisc Ethan Happ, Forward, Wisconsin Badgers (13-2)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 24.9 minutes per game, 13.1 points per game, 9.4 rebounds per game, 2.9 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, 1.6 steals per game, 67.7% field goal percentage, 0.0% 3-point field goal percentage, 51.0% free throw percentage

 

15. duke Amile Jefferson, Forward, Duke Blue Devils (13-2)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 30.9 minutes per game, 13.8 points per game, 10.6 rebounds per game, 2.2 assists per game, 1.7 blocks per game, 0.9 steals per game, 62.4% field goal percentage, 0.0% 3-point field goal percentage, 60.0% free throw percentage

 

14. nd Bonzie Colson, Forward, Notre Dame Fighting Irish (13-2)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 30.9 minutes per game, 16.7 points per game, 10.7 rebounds per game, 1.9 assists per game, 1.5 blocks per game, 1.3 steals per game, 48.7% field goal percentage, 29.6% 3-point field goal percentage, 89.2% free throw percentage

 

13. gonzag Nigel Williams-Goss, Guard, Gonzaga Bulldogs (15-0)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 31.7 minutes per game, 15.3 points per game, 6.1 rebounds per game, 4.8 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, 1.7 steals per game, 49.7% field goal percentage, 42.0% 3-point field goal percentage, 90.6% free throw percentage

 

12. creigh Maurice Watson, Guard, Creighton Bluejays (14-1)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 30.9 minutes per game, 13.3 points per game, 2.6 rebounds per game, 8.8 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, 1.6 steals per game, 49.7% field goal percentage, 52.0% 3-point field goal percentage, 68.8% free throw percentage

 

11. okst Jawun Evans, Guard, Oklahoma State Cowboys (10-4)
  • Statistics: 13 games played, 26.8 minutes per game, 19.7 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, 5.1 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 2.2 steals per game, 47.0% field goal percentage, 53.3% 3-point field goal percentage, 78.2% free throw percentage

 

10. baylor Jonathan Motley, Forward, Baylor Bears (14-0)
  • Statistics: 13 games played, 29.1 minutes per game, 16.0 points per game, 9.3 rebounds per game, 2.1 assists per game, 0.9 blocks per game, 0.3 steals per game, 52.9% field goal percentage, 38.5% 3-point field goal percentage, 67.2% free throw percentage

 

9. ucla TJ Leaf, Forward, California-Los Angeles Bruins (15-1)
  • Statistics: 16 games played, 30.9 minutes per game, 17.5 points per game, 9.1 rebounds per game, 2.7 assists per game, 1.3 blocks per game, 0.8 steals per game, 65.6% field goal percentage, 47.1% 3-point field goal percentage, 62.2% free throw percentage

 

8. uk De’Aaron Fox, Guard, Kentucky Wildcats (12-2)
  • Statistics: 14 games played, 30.1 minutes per game, 15.6 points per game, 5.0 rebounds per game, 6.8 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 1.9 steals per game, 43.7% field goal percentage, 13.8% 3-point field goal percentage, 71.3% free throw percentage

 

7. kansas Josh Jackson, Guard, Kansas Jayhawks (13-1)
  • Statistics: 14 games played, 27.5 minutes per game, 15.2 points per game, 6.4 rebounds per game, 3.3 assists per game, 1.4 blocks per game, 1.5 steals per game, 52.1% field goal percentage, 26.7% 3-point field goal percentage, 53.8% free throw percentage

 

6. uk Malik Monk, Guard, Kentucky Wildcats (12-2)
  • Statistics: 14 games played, 29.0 minutes per game, 22.6 points per game, 2.6 rebounds per game, 2.0 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, 1.2 steals per game, 51.6% field goal percentage, 43.4% 3-point field goal percentage, 86.4% free throw percentage

 

5. pur Caleb Swanigan, Forward, Purdue Boilermakers (13-3)
  • Statistics: 16 games played, 31.2 minutes per game, 18.3 points per game, 12.9 rebounds per game, 2.8 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, 0.2 steals per game, 54.6% field goal percentage, 40.0% 3-point field goal percentage, 77.1% free throw percentage

 

4. duke Luke Kennard, Guard, Duke Blue Devils (13-2)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 35.3 minutes per game, 21.0 points per game, 5.9 rebounds per game, 2.5 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, 1.0 steal per game, 53.7% field goal percentage, 45.3% 3-point field goal percentage, 87.0% free throw percentage

 

3. ucla Lonzo Ball, Guard, California-Los Angeles Bruins (15-1)
  • Statistics: 16 games played, 35.3 minutes per game, 14.3 points per game, 5.6 rebounds per game, 8.0 assists per game, 1.0 block per game, 1.5 steals per game, 51.6% field goal percentage, 41.1% 3-point field goal percentage, 65.4% free throw percentage

 

2. kansas Frank Mason, Guard, Kansas Jayhawks (13-1)
  • Statistics: 14 games played, 34.7 minutes per game, 19.5 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, 5.8 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, 1.3 steals per game, 52.9% field goal percentage, 50.8% 3-point field goal percentage, 72.9% free throw percentage

 

1. nova Josh Hart, Guard, Villanova Wildcats (14-1)
  • Statistics: 15 games played, 33.5 minutes per game, 19.8 points per game, 6.9 rebounds per game, 3.5 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 1.3 steals per game, 54.5% field goal percentage, 39.2% 3-point field goal percentage, 82.1% free throw percentage

 

-Asher Fair

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