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LSU point guard Javonte Smart was one of 20 players named to the watch list for the 2021 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award which recognizes the top point guards in Division I men's college basketball. Per

In two seasons, Smart has started 48-of-65 career games including 30-of-31 a year ago. He averaged 12.5 points per game during the 2019-20 season as the Tigers won 21 games and over two years is averaging 11.7 points a contest. He has already surpassed 200 assists in two years with a 129-to-70 assist to turnover ratio that was a league best 65-to-31 ratio over two a game in conference play.

The Baton Rouge native has made 87 three-point field goals in two seasons and in his college career has made 82.8 percent of his free throws, while averaging 3.4 rebounds and 3.2 assists over his first two seasons.

2021 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award Candidates*
Remy Martin/Arizona State
Jared Butler/Baylor
McKinley Wright IV/Colorado
Marcus Zegarowski/Creighton
Jalen Crutcher/Dayton
Scottie Barnes/Florida State
Jalen Suggs/Gonzaga
Ayo Dosunmu/Illinois
Marcus Garrett/Kansas
Javonte Smart/LSU
Cade Cunningham/Oklahoma State
Colbey Ross/Pepperdine
Fatts Russell/Rhode Island
Jacob Gilyard/Richmond
Geo Baker/Rutgers
Bryce Aiken/Seton Hall
Matt Coleman III/Texas
Collin Gillespie/Villanova
Kihei Clark/Virginia
D'Mitrik Trice/Wisconsin

*Players can play their way onto and off of the list at any point in the 2020-21 season*
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That is a strong arse award to be on the watch list for.
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If he cleans up his bad shot taking and turnovers he can win this award. And if he wins this award the future is going on a deeep run in march
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