COLUMBIA, Mo. - Missouri Tigers senior guard Marcus Denmon has been named a finalist for the John Wooden Award.
Denmon leads Mizzou in scoring, averaging nearly 18 points per game. He is also grabs five-and-a-half rebounds per game and dishes out nearly three assists per game. Denmon has been a catalyst for No. 5 Mizzou's best start since the 1981-1982 season.
The Kansas City native is one of three Big 12 Conference players on the list of 25 college basketball stars.