Landry Shamet joins the Wooden Award midseason list


Michigan State men's basketball player Miles Bridges was selected to the John R. Wooden® Midseason Top 25, announced today.

Kansas senior guard Devonte Graham is also on the midseason list, which is topped by Oklahoma freshman guard Trae Young.

The list will be featured January 11 on ESPN2 at midnight (CT).

The final vote will include almost 1,000 voters who will rank in order their 10 top players from the list of 15.

Collier, who has started all 14 games for the Huskies, is second on the squad in points per game (15.5), blocks (28) and steals (23).

Maye is averaging 18.2 points and 10.8 rebounds per game so far during his breakout campaign, including a career-high 32 points and 18 rebounds this past Tuesday against Boston College.

Young, who was born in Texas Tech country in Lubbock, Texas, but grew up in the shadow of OU in Norman, has taken the country by surprise and by storm this season.

Shamet is averaging a team-high 16.1 points for No. 5 Wichita State (13-2, 3-0 American). It was his first career Player of the Week honor and the sixth time he had been recognized by the league as he was named Freshman of the Week five times during the 2016-17 season. It is bestowed upon the nation's best basketball player at an NCAA Division I university who has proven to his or her university that he or she is making progress towards graduation and maintaining a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA. The Wooden Award All-American Team will be announced the week of the "Elite Eight" round of the NCAA Tournament.

View the full women's list here and the men's list here.