College basketball: 2017 Bob Cousy Award watch list released
Twenty elite point guards were selected to the 2017 preseason watch list for the Bob Cousy Award, which is presented to college basketball's top player at the position. The honor is one of five Hoophall Awards given out every year to the best player at each respective position on the floor. The Cousy Award is the most dated of the five, spanning back to 2003-04.
Last year's winner was Tyler Ulis out of Kentucky.
Check out the table below for the full list of candidates heading into the new season.
|Maurice Watson Jr.||Creighton||Senior|
|Nigel Williams-Goss||Gonzaga||RS Junior|
|Monte Morris||Iowa State||Senior|
|Joel Berry II||North Carolina||Junior|
|Dennis Smith||North Carolina State||Freshman|
|Jawun Evans||Oklahoma State||Sophomore|
|Seth Allen||Virginia Tech||RS Senior|
The preseason list includes five freshmen. No first-year player has taken home the Bob Cousy Award since its inception in 2003-04.