Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
LSU freshman forward Ben Simmons was named to the Wooden Award Top 20 list this week. He is averaging 19.4 points, 12.1 rebounds, and 5.1 points a game. Here is the complete top 20:

Grayson Allen (Duke)
Malcolm Brogdon (Virginia)
Kris Dunn (Providence)
Perry Ellis (Kansas)
Kay Felder (Oakland)
Yogi Ferrell (Indiana)
Buddy Hield (Oklahoma)
Brice Johnson (North Carolina)
Damion Lee (Louisville)
Nic Moore (SMU)
Georges Niang (Iowa State)
Gary Payton II (Oregon State)
Jakob Poeltl (Utah)
Ben Simmons (LSU)
Melo Trimble (Maryland)
Tyler Ulis (Kentucky)
Jarrod Uthoff (Iowa)
Denzel Valentine (Michigan State)
Fred Van Vleet (Wichita State)
Kyle Wiltjer (Gonzaga)

The list will later be cut to 15 players, and then down to 10 during the week of the Elite Eight. The Award will be presented during the weekend of April 7-9.
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I think that is 19.4 left hand points and 5.1 right hand points. Wonder how many steals he has?
Reply62 months
most fans don't realize how impressive 12 rebounds a game is. That's huge, especially for a freshman.
Reply62 months
" averaging 19.4 points, 12.1 rebounds, and 5.1 points a game" - pretty amazing he's averaging 19.4 & 5.1 points per game.
Reply62 months
So is he averaging 24.5 points a game or is that another stat, maybe assists?
Reply62 months
Great... Another INDIVIDUAL accolade for Mr. Simmons
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