Mbakwe named to Wooden Award watch list

by Samuel Gordon

Minnesota senior forward Trevor Mbakwe was named to the John R. Wooden Award watch list.

The award is given anually to the most outstanding player in college basketball.

Mbakwe was named second team All-Big Ten last year after averaging 13.9 points and 10.5 rebounds.

The 50-player watch list was selected by the Los Angeles Athletic Club.