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VanVleet, Early named to Naismith Award watch list

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at 2:13 p.m.
  • Updated Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 10:21 a.m.



Which of these Naismith Award midseason finalists will have the biggest impact in the NCAA Tournament?

Wichita State’s Cleanthony Early and Fred VanVleet, and Kansas’ Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid make up four of the 30 players on the Naismith Award midseason list. The award is given to the nation’s top college basketball player.

All four were previously named to the Oscar Robertson Award list, and Early and Wiggins are on the Wooden Award list.

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