D. J. Cooper Added to Another Award List< < Back to
Ohio Bobcat senior point guard D.J. Cooper is on the preseason watch list for the award given to the best player in college basketball.
Cooper is one of the 50 players named to the Naismith College Player of the Year watch list.
The list will dwindle down as the season goes down, with the winner announced on April 7.
Cooper averaged 14.7 points per game, 5.7 assists per game and 2.3 steals per game last season. He also led the team to a Sweet 16 apprearance in the NCAA tournament.
Cooper is also on the Wooden Award watch list. The Wooden Award honors college basketball's most outstanding player.
Former Kentucky star Athony Davis won both awards last season.