Categorized | 2010-11 Season

Delaney Survives First Cut on Wooden List

Malcolm Delaney was named one of the top 30 midseason players in contention for the John Wooden Award, recognized as the top award in college basketball and going to the player of the year.  Delaney was one of the top 50 preseason candidates, and continues on with this update.  Delaney was the ACC’s leading scorer last year and currently holds that spot this year, though his average continues to drop since moving from the point to the 2-guard.

Delaney was also on the Bob Cousy Award list for the nation’s top point guard.  That list was supposed to be trimmed from 67 to 20 earlier this week, but I have not seen an update yet on the award’s web site trimming the list.

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