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WSU's Motum, Gonzaga's Harris Named to Wooden Watch List

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Elias Harris made 41percent of his 3-point shots last season (Photo: FILE / SWX) Elias Harris made 41percent of his 3-point shots last season (Photo: FILE / SWX)
Washington State will lean on senior center Brock Motum more than ever this season (Photo: SWX) Washington State will lean on senior center Brock Motum more than ever this season (Photo: SWX)

Not only is Brock Motum one of the best players in the Pac-12, he is apparently one of the best college basketball players in the nation. And so is Gonzaga's Elias Harris.

Harris, from Germany, and Motum, from Australia were named to Wooden Award preseason top 50 list.

Motum led the conference in scoring last season and finished with a 109.0 offensive rating. Harris averaged 13.1 points per game while making 41 percent of his three-point shots.

 

Here are the top 50 in alphabetical order (courtesy of ESPN)

Keith Appling (G, Michigan State)

Chane Behanan (F, Louisville)

Kenny Boynton (G, Florida)

Lorenzo Brown (G, NC State)

Trey Burke (G, Michigan)

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (G, Georgia)

Isaiah Canaan (G, Murray State)

Jack Cooley (F, Notre Dame)

D.J. Cooper (G, Ohio)

Vincent Council (G, Providence)

Allen Crabbe (G, California)

Aaron Craft (G, Ohio State)

Seth Curry (G, Duke)

Brandon Davies (F, BYU)

Matthew Dellavedova (G, Saint Mary's)

Gorgui Dieng (C, Louisville)

Jamaal Franklin (G, San Diego State)

Tim Frazier (G, Penn State)

Tim Hardaway, Jr. (G, Michigan)

Elias Harris (F, Gonzaga)

Solomon Hill (F, Arizona)

Pierre Jackson (G, Baylor)

Elijah Johnson (G, Kansas)

Sean Kilpatrick (G, Cincinnati)

C.J. Leslie (F, NC State)

James Michael McAdoo (F, North Carolina)

Ray McCallum (G, Deteroit)

C.J. McCollum (G, Lehigh)

Doug McDermott (F, Creighton)

Rodney McGruder (G, Kansas State)

Tony Mitchell (F, Kansas State)

Mike Moser (F, UNLV)

Brock Motum (C, Washington State)

Le'Bryan Nash (G/F, Oklahoma State)

Brandon Paul (G, Illinois)

Mason Plumlee (F, Duke)

Otto Prorter (F, Georgetown)

Phil Pressey (G, Missouri)

Andre Roberson (F, Colorado)

Peyton Siva (G, Louisville)

Michael Snaer (G, Florida State)

Jarnell Stookes (F, Tennessee)

Adonis Thomas (G/F Memphis)

Deshaun Thomas (F, Ohio State)

Christian Watford (F, Indiana)

Jeff Whitney (C, Kansas)

Nate Wolters (G, South Dakota State)

BJ Young (G, Arkansas)

Patric Young (C, Florida)

Cody Zeller (F, Indiana)

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