Only two all-Americans on list
LOS ANGELES -- Mississippi State's Lawrence Roberts and Providence's Ryan Gomes, two players who declared for the NBA draft and then withdrew, are the only all-Americans returning for another college basketball season who made the John Wooden Award preseason top 50 list.
The Wooden Award doesn't let its national advisory board vote for freshmen or transfers in the preseason list. Those players are eligible for the midseason top 30.
The list, released Thursday, encompasses 10 conferences, ...
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