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Preseason candidates for Tisdale Award announced

Posted on: October 20, 2011 9:27 am
By Gary Parrish

The United States Basketball Writers Association announced on Thursday its 12 preseason candidates for the Wayman Tisdale Award that annually honors the nation's top freshman. Three of the 12 -- Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Marquis Teague -- play at Kentucky.

The full list is as follows:
  • Brad Beal (Florida)
  • Chane Behanan (Louisville)
  • Khem Birch (Pittsburgh)
  • Anthony Davis (Kentucky)
  • Andre Drummond (Connecticut)
  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (Kentucky)
  • Le'Bryan Nash (Oklahoma State)
  • Austin Rivers (Duke)
  • Marquis Teague (Kentucky)
  • Adonis Thomas (Memphis)
  • Josiah Turner (Arizona)
  • Cody Zeller (Indiana)
Ohio State's Jared Sullinger won the Wayman Tisdale Award last season.

Sullinger is the Preseason National Player of the Year this season.

Since: Mar 5, 2011
Posted on: October 20, 2011 9:42 am

Preseason candidates for Tisdale Award announced

Its crazy that Quincy Miller and James McAdoo are not on this list, especially when you have Josiah Turner, Chane Behanan and Khem Birch listed.

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