C.J. Fair, Tyler Ennis named finalists for Wooden Award

Published 03/08 2014 03:41PM

Updated 03/08 2014 03:50PM

CJ Fair and Tyler Ennis
CJ Fair and Tyler Ennis/Photos courtesy of Syracuse University Athletics
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -  Syracuse University has two chances to bring home the John R. Wooden Award this season.

The award is given to the nation's best college basketball player.

Senior forward C.J. Fair and freshman guard Tyler Ennis are among the 15 finalists.

Syracuse is the only school with two players on the final list.

Ennis is one of four freshman finalists.

The winner of the award will be announced during Final Four weekend.

2013-14 John R. Wooden Award Finalists
  • Kyle Anderson, 6-9, Sophomore, G/F, UCLA (Pac-12)
  • Cleanthony Early, 6-8, Senior, F, Wichita State (Missouri Valley)
  • Tyler Ennis, 6-2, Freshman, G, Syracuse (ACC)
  • C.J. Fair, 6-8,  Senior, F, Syracuse (ACC)
  • Gary Harris, 6-4, Sophomore, G,  Michigan State (Big Ten)
  • Nick Johnson, 6-3, Junior, G, Arizona (Pac-12)
  • Sean Kilpatrick, 6-4, Senior, G, Cincinnati (The American)
  • Doug McDermott, 6-8, Senior, F, Creighton (Big East)
  • Shabazz Napier, 6-1, Senior, G, Connecticut (The American)
  • Jabari Parker, 6-8, Freshman, F, Duke (ACC)
  • Casey Prather, 6-6, Senior, F, Florida (SEC0
  • Julius Randle, 6-9, Freshman, F, Kentucky (SEC)
  • Russ Smith, 6-0, Senior, G, Louisville (The American)
  • Nik Stauskas, 6-6, Sophomore, G, Michigan (Big Ten)
  • Andrew Wiggins, 6-8, Freshman, G, Kansas (Big 12)

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