Yogi Ferrell named to Wooden Award preseason top 50

  • 11/17/2014 1:14 pm in

Indiana junior Yogi Ferrell has been named to the John R. Wooden Award preseason top 50 list, the national advisory board for the award announced on Monday.

He’s one of seven Big Ten players to be named to the list, joining Michigan State’s Branden Dawson, Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker and Frank Kaminsky, Michigan’s Caris LeVert, Nebraska’s Terran Petteway and Maryland’s Dez Wells.

Former Indiana Director of Basketball Operations Calbert Cheaney was the last Hoosier to win the Wooden Award in 1993.

Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo were both finalists for the award during the 2012-2013 season.

The complete preseason top 50 list follows after the jump:

Cliff Alexander, Kansas
Brandon Ashley, Arizona
Ron Baker, Wichita State
Ryan Boatright, UConn
Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia
Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky
Branden Dawson, Michigan State
Sam Dekker, Wisconsin
Perry Ellis, Kansas
Yogi Ferrell, Indiana
Marcus Foster, Kansas State
Michael Frazier II, Florida
Treveon Graham, VCU
Jerian Grant, Notre Dame
Olivier Hanlan, Boston College
Montrezl Harrell, Louisville
Aaron Harrison, Kentucky
Andrew Harrison, Kentucky
Tyler Haws, BYU
Buddy Hield, Oklahoma
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Arizona
R.J. Hunter, Georgia State
Stanley Johnson, Arizona
Tyus Jones, Duke
Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
Caris LeVert, Michigan
Jordan Mickey, LSU
Nic Moore, SMU
Georges Niang, Iowa State
Jahlil Okafor, Duke
Kelly Oubre Jr., Kansas
Marcus Paige, North Carolina
Kevin Pangos, Gonzaga
Terran Petteway, Nebraska
Bobby Portis, Arkansas
Chasson Randle, Stanford
Terry Rozier, Louisville
Wesley Saunders, Harvard
Josh Scott, Colorado
Wayne Selden Jr., Kansas
D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera, Georgetown
Juwan Staten, West Virginia
Keifer Sykes, Green Bay
Isaiah Taylor, Texas
Karl Anthony Towns, Kentucky
Myles Turner, Texas
Fred VanVleet, Wichita State
Dez Wells, Maryland
Delon Wright, Utah
Joseph Young, Oregon

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  • TomJameson

    Way to go Yogi!! Well deserving to be on the list.

  • IUPatrick

    Here’s to a great year Yogi!!

  • IUBizmark

    Yogi was also named to the “Top 50 Biggest Biceps in Basketball” list! Congrats Yogi we love you!

  • SCHoosier

    Yogi won’t have dominant numbers given our other shooters..but his total efficiency and impact should be competitive for this Award.

  • SharkWithLasers333

    Way to go Yogi!

  • INUnivHoosier

    You won’t like him when he’s angry.