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The Harrison Twins and Karl Towns named to the Oscar Robertson Watch List

Congrats to the Harrison Twins and Karl Towns, who were named to the early-season watch list for the Oscar Robertson Trophy, given annually to the best player in college basketball by the US Basketball Writers Association. UK accounted for three of the SEC’s five players on the list, which also included LSU’s Jordan Mickey and Arkansas’ Bobby Portis.

Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List
Ron Baker, Wichita State
Branden Dawson, Michigan State
Sam Dekker, Wisconsin
Jerian Grant, Notre Dame
Montrezl Harrell, Louisville
Aaron Harrison, Kentucky
Andrew Harrison, Kentucky
Stanley Johnson, Arizona
Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin
Caris LeVert, Michigan
Jordan Mickey, LSU
Larry Nance Jr., Wyoming
Georges Niang, Iowa State
Jahlil Okafor, Duke
Marcus Paige, North Carolina
Kevin Pangos, Gonzaga
Terran Petteway, Nebraska
Bobby Portis, Arkansas
Angel Rodriquez, Miami
Juwan Staten, West Virginia
Karl-Anthony Towns, Kentucky
Fred VanVleet, Wichita State
Justise Winslow, Duke
Delon Wright, Utah

Meanwhile, the Cats were shut out of the weekly SEC awards, with Alabama’s Levi Randolph taking home SEC Player of the Week and Vanderbilt’s Wade Baldwin IV taking home SEC Freshman of the Week.

Wade Baldwin IV isĀ almost moreĀ of a Vandy name than Patton Robinette.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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2 Comments for The Harrison Twins and Karl Towns named to the Oscar Robertson Watch List



  1. ThatsAShame
    6:03 pm November 24, 2014 Permalink

    Okafor is going to win all the awards.
    #1 he plays for Duke
    #2 they run the offense through him
    #3 he plays for Duke

    The exclusion of individual awards will be the hallmark of this team’s greatness. Cal will pick up on this theme toward the end of the year.



  2. BUCats
    12:29 pm November 25, 2014 Permalink

    Cal looks a lot younger in that picture.