Originally Published: April 10, 2015

Wooden Watch: Kaminsky takes the Wooden Award

By Staff | ESPN.com

Wisconsin Badgers star Frank Kaminsky was named the John R. Wooden Award winner as the nation's most outstanding player on Friday.

The award was presented in Los Angeles during "The College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy's" show.

Kaminsky averaged 18.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.5 blocks per game in leading the Badgers (35-3) to the national title game, which they lost to Duke.

Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein, Notre Dame's Jerian Grant, Duke's Jahlil Okafor, Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell and Kaminsky were the finalists for the award.

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