Okafor, Duhon among candidates for player of year
LOS ANGELES -- Duke's Chris Duhon and Connecticut's Emeka Okafor are among five finalists for the John R. Wooden award as the nation's top college basketball player.
Okafor led the Huskies to Monday night's NCAA championship game against Georgia Tech.
Duhon helped Duke reach the national semifinals, where the Blue Devils lost to Connecticut.
The other finalists are Stanford's Josh Childress, Saint Joseph's Jameer Nelson and Mississippi State's Lawrence Roberts.
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