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Naismith Award

  1. Gregg Marshall, Billy Donovan among finalists for Naismith Coach of the Year award

    Mar 20, 2014, 6:31 PM EDT

    MVC Missouri St Wichita St Basketball

    The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the five finalists for the Naismith Coach of the Year award Thursday, and four of the five remaining candidates have teams in the NCAA tournament.

  2. Doug McDermott, Russ Smith among Naismith semifinalists

    Feb 28, 2014, 12:34 PM EDT

    Russ Smith

    One day after the USBWA announced its fifteen finalists for the Oscar Robertson Award the Atlanta Tipoff Club released its list of ten semifinalists for the Naismith Award. Among the ten players on the list are seniors Doug McDermott (Creighton) and Russ Smith (Louisville), along with highly regarded freshmen such as Tyler Ennis (Syracuse), Jabari…

  3. Naismith Award watch list stretches from A(nderson) to Z(eller)

    Nov 13, 2012, 4:00 PM EDT

    Kyle Anderson, Devonte Brown

    The Naismith Men’s Player of the Year Award early season watch list has been published, and it’s loaded with the usual suspects. The state of Kentucky fared well, with Louisville and Kentucky landing three players apiece on the list. Chane Behanan, Peyton Siva and Gorgui Dieng were the Cardinals honored. The Wildcats, unsurprisingly, were represented…

  4. Who made the preseason Naismith Trophy list?

    Nov 17, 2010, 12:39 PM EDT


    The Naismith Trophy preseason watch list dropped yesterday, filled with familiar names for one of college hoops’ biggest awards. So what’s the big deal? Unlike the Wooden Award, the Naismith doesn’t dis freshmen from the start. That’s the biggest difference in the 50 players on the Naismith list compared to the one the Wooden folks…