Four Tar Heels Lead Wooden Award List

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harrison Barnes and three of his North Carolina teammates are among the 50 players on the Wooden Award's preseason list.

John Henson, Kendall Marshall and Tyler Zeller of the Tar Heels were also selected for the list by the Los Angeles Athletic Club on Monday.

Ohio State (Jared Sullinger, William Buford, Aaron Craft) and Vanderbilt (Festus Ezeli, John Jenkins and Jeffery Taylor) had three players chosen, while California, Connecticut, Memphis, Syracuse and UCLA all had two.

The Big East had 10 players on the list followed by the Big Ten with nine and the Southeastern Conference with seven players. The North Carolina players were the only ones from the Atlantic Coast Conference.

The 36th annual Wooden Award will be presented the weekend of April 6-8.


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  • by Bill on Oct 8, 2011 at 05:10 AM
    hmmmmmm loooks like someone is JEALOUS!!!!! got more ncaa championships than anyone else in the state!!! 2nd in all time wins!!!! im not gonna say theyre better cause the season hasnt started!!! i do believe they were the last ACC team standing in the NCAA tourney back in March!! gonna be interesting when Syracuse and Pitt come in the league!!!!!!
  • by Fred on Oct 3, 2011 at 04:50 PM
    Best team money can buy. Bet they dont' win NCAA.
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      by Anonymous on Oct 3, 2011 at 05:45 PM in reply to Fred
      They will still be better than your team thats why youre so jealous.
      • reply
        by Fred on Oct 3, 2011 at 07:51 PM in reply to
        We'll see.
      • reply
        by Mike on Oct 4, 2011 at 11:39 AM in reply to
        Anonymous, what a stupid reply.
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          by Anonymous on Oct 5, 2011 at 01:18 PM in reply to Mike
          not stupid at all, its the truth...
        • reply
          by Anonymous on Oct 6, 2011 at 06:34 AM in reply to Mike
          Can you tell us what was so stupid about it? I thought Fred's comment was stupid and anon. just told it like it is. Please explain...
        • reply
          by Fred on Oct 6, 2011 at 07:49 AM in reply to Mike
          We'll see how stupid my comment is in April. I'll be reminding you.
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