Pre-NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Top 10 Wooden and Naismith Award Rankings

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NOTE: Statistics and team records are updated through Thursday, March 16th, 2017, at 2:00 AM EDT.

 

10. unc Justin Jackson, Forward/Guard, North Carolina Tar Heels (27-7)
  • Statistics: 34 games played, 31.6 minutes per game, 18.1 points per game, 4.6 rebounds per game, 2.7 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, 0.6 steals per game, 44.4% field goal percentage, 37.7% 3-point field goal percentage, 74.3% free throw percentage

 

9. wisc Ethan Happ, Forward, Wisconsin Badgers (25-9)
  • Statistics: 34 games played, 27.9 minutes per game, 13.9 points per game, 9.1 rebounds per game, 2.8 assists per game, 1.1 blocks per game, 1.8 steals per game, 58.4% field goal percentage, 0.0% 3-point field goal percentage, 50.0% free throw percentage

 

8. baylor Jonathan Motley, Forward, Baylor Bears (25-7)
  • Statistics: 31 games played, 30.6 minutes per game, 17.3 points per game, 9.9 rebounds per game, 2.4 assists per game, 1.0 block per game, 0.3 steals per game, 51.8% field goal percentage, 26.7% 3-point field goal percentage, 71.4% free throw percentage

 

7. kansas Josh Jackson, Guard, Kansas Jayhawks (28-4)
  • Statistics: 31 games played, 30.7 minutes per game, 16.4 points per game, 7.2 rebounds per game, 3.1 assists per game, 1.1 blocks per game, 1.6 steals per game, 51.1% field goal percentage, 37.7% 3-point field goal percentage, 55.9% free throw percentage

 

6. duke Luke Kennard, Guard, Duke Blue Devils (27-8)
  • Statistics: 35 games played, 35.9 minutes per game, 20.1 points per game, 5.3 rebounds per game, 2.5 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, 0.8 steals per game, 50.0% field goal percentage, 44.3% 3-point field goal percentage, 84.9% free throw percentage

 

5. gonzag Nigel Williams-Goss, Guard, Gonzaga Bulldogs (32-1)
  • Statistics: 32 games played, 32.0 minutes per game, 16.9 points per game, 5.7 rebounds per game, 4.8 assists per game, 0.0 blocks per game, 1.8 steals per game, 52.1% field goal percentage, 37.2% 3-point field goal percentage, 91.0% free throw percentage

 

4. nova Josh Hart, Guard, Villanova Wildcats (31-3)
  • Statistics: 34 games played, 33.2 minutes per game, 18.9 points per game, 6.5 rebounds per game, 3.1 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, 1.5 steals per game, 50.8% field goal percentage, 40.7% 3-point field goal percentage, 75.3% free throw percentage

 

3. ucla Lonzo Ball, Guard, California-Los Angeles Bruins (29-4)
  • Statistics: 33 games played, 34.9 minutes per game, 14.6 points per game, 6.1 rebounds per game, 7.7 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, 1.9 steals per game, 54.4% field goal percentage, 41.0% 3-point field goal percentage, 68.1% free throw percentage

 

2. pur Caleb Swanigan, Forward, Purdue Boilermakers (25-7)
  • Statistics: 32 games played, 32.3 minutes per game, 18.5 points per game, 12.6 rebounds per game, 2.8 assists per game, 0.8 blocks per game, 0.4 steals per game, 53.4% field goal percentage, 43.1% 3-point field goal percentage, 79.1% free throw percentage

 

1. kansas Frank Mason, Guard, Kansas Jayhawks (28-4)
  • Statistics: 32 games played, 36.2 minutes per game, 20.8 points per game, 4.1 rebounds per game, 5.1 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, 1.3 steals per game, 48.7% field goal percentage, 48.7% 3-point field goal percentage, 78.4% free throw percentage

 

-Asher Fair

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