Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield was named Monday, February 29, as one of 11 finalists for the Oscar Robertson Trophy, which is awarded to the national player of the year in men’s basketball by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
The USBWA player of the year award will be presented in Oklahoma City on April 11 at a banquet at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.
Hield is averaging 25.4 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and is shooting .496 from the field and .481 from three-point range, plus .894 at the free throw line.
Here are the other 10 finalists for the award:
Grayson Allen, Duke
Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia
Kris Dunn, Providence
Brice Johnson, North Carolina
Georges Niang, Iowa State
Jakob Poeltl, Utah
Ben Simmons, LSU
Tyler Ulis, Kentucky
Jarrod Uthoff, Iowa
Denzel Valentine, Michigan State