Ellis, Selden and Wiggins named to Naismith Watch List

Perry Ellis, Wayne Selden and Andrew Wiggins were three of the 50 players named to the Naismith Award Early Season Watch List. Danny Manning is the only past recipient from Kansas.

Naismith Trophy Early Season Watch List – Men’s Top 50

NAME CLASS POSITION SCHOOL CONFERENCE
Jordan Adams So. G UCLA Pac-12
Kyle Anderson So. G-F UCLA Pac-12
Isaiah Austin So. C Baylor Big 12
Jerrelle Benimon Sr. F Towson Colonial Athletic
Jahii Carson So. G Arizona State Pac-12
Semaj Christon So. G Xavier Big East
Aaron Craft Sr. G Ohio State Big Ten
Sam Dekker So. F Wisconsin Big Ten
Spencer Dinwiddie Jr. G Colorado Pac-12
Cleanthony Early Sr. F Wichita State Missouri Valley
Perry Ellis So. F Kansas Big 12
C.J. Fair Sr. F Syracuse ACC
Yogi Ferrell So. G Indiana Big Ten
Aaron Gordon Fr. F Arizona Pac-12
Treveon Graham Jr. G VCU Atlantic 10
Jerian Grant Sr. G Notre Dame ACC
Montrezl Harrell So. F Louisville American Athletic
Gary Harris So. G Michigan State Big Ten
Joe Harris Sr. G Virginia ACC
Andrew Harrison Fr. G Kentucky SEC
Tyler Haws Jr. G BYU West Coast
Marshall Henderson Sr. G Ole Miss SEC
Rodney Hood So. F Duke ACC
Joe Jackson Sr. G Memphis American Athletic
Cory Jefferson Sr. F Baylor Big 12
Sean Kilpatrick Sr. G Cincinnati American Athletic
Alex Kirk Jr. C New Mexico Mountain West
Doug McDermott Sr. F Creighton Big East
Mitch McGary So. F Michigan Big Ten
Jordan McRae Sr. G Tennessee SEC
James Michael McAdoo Jr. F North Carolina ACC
Shabazz Napier Sr. G UConn American Athletic
Johnny O’Bryant III Jr. F LSU SEC
Kevin Pangos Jr. G Gonzaga West Coast
Jabari Parker Fr. F Duke ACC
Adreian Payne Sr. C Michigan State Big Ten
Julius Randle Fr. F Kentucky SEC
Juvonte Reddic Sr. F VCU Atlantic 10
Glenn Robinson III So. F Michigan Big Ten
LaQuinton Ross Jr. F Ohio State Big Ten
Wayne Selden, Jr. Fr. G Kansas Big 12
Marcus Smart So. G Oklahoma State Big 12
Russ Smith Sr. G Louisville American Athletic
Jarnell Stokes Jr. F Tennessee SEC
Rasheed Sulaimon So. G Duke ACC
Noah Vonleh Fr. F Indiana Big Ten
Andrew Wiggins Fr. G Kansas Big 12
Kendall Williams Sr. G New Mexico Mountain West
Chaz Williams Sr. G UMass Atlantic 10
James Young Fr. G Kentucky SEC