Yogi Ferrell named Wooden All-American
Indiana senior guard Yogi Ferrell was named a John R. Wooden All-American on Monday night, the Los Angeles Athletic Club announced on a 30-minute show on ESPNU.
Joining Ferrell on the 10-player team are Grayson Allen (Duke), Kris Dunn (Providence), Perry Ellis (Kansas), Malcolm Brogdon (Virginia), Buddy Hield (Oklahoma), Brice Johnson (North Carolina), Georges Niang (Iowa State), Tyler Ulis (Kentucky), and Denzel Valentine (Michigan State).
Brogdon, Hield, Johnson, Ulis and Valentine are the five finalists for the 2016 John R. Wooden Award and have been invited to Los Angeles for the presentation of the award.
The winner will be announced on Friday, April 8 at 8 p.m. on ESPN2.
In addition to the Wooden All-American accolade, Ferrell was also named a third team All-American on Monday by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
Ferrell averaged a team-high 17.3 points and 5.6 assists in his final season at Indiana and led the Hoosiers to an outright Big Ten regular season championship, his second in four seasons.
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