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LSU senior guard Skylar Mays is one of 10 candidates for the 2020 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award. The award recognizes the top shooting guards in Division I men's college basketball. Per

"The Hall of Fame is proud to establish connections between current athletes and fans with the iconic figures in our game, such as Jerry West," said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Basketball Hall of Fame. "All athletes in this top ten list should be proud to be nominated for such an honor, and we are privileged to have Jerry West's continued involvement in the Starting Five, as his unique insights and expertise will aid us in trimming this list further in the next month."

Mays leads the Tigers in scoring 15.3 points per game, averaging 33.7 minutes a game in helping the Tigers to a 17-4 overall mark and an 8-0 start in the Southeastern Conference. Mays is shooting 48.9 percent from the field (109-223) with 27 treys. He has made 85.4 percent of his free throws (76-89). He is averaging 3.1 assists and 2.0 steals a game.

2020 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award Candidates*
Isaiah Joe -- Arkansas
Kamar Baldwin -- Butler
Ty-Shon Alexander -- Creighton
Antoine Davis -- Detroit Mercy
Anthony Edwards -- Georgia
Joe Wieskamp -- Iowa
Tyrese Maxey -- Kentucky
Skylar Mays -- LSU
Myles Powell -- Seton Hall
Desmond Bane -- TCU

*Players can play their way onto and off of the list at any point in the 2019-20 season*
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This guy has legit game. He is it really fast, not really quick, cannot really jump crazy, be he gets to the rim so damn easy! He can ball
Reply18 days
I did not even know there was a Jerry West Award. Interestingly enough, Jerry played forward in college.
Reply19 days
With the class and leadership that Mays has consistently displayed since the moment he stepped foot on campus, this young man deserves every accolade that goes his way.
Reply19 days
He looks like the NBA logo in that pic. Only fitting that he wins the award from the “logo” himself!
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Reply19 days
A great Tiger. Proud to cheer for him.
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