On Thursday, the Naismith Trophy announced its top 30 players in consideration for the 2017 men’s college player of the year. The ACC leads with seven players, followed by the Pac-12 and Big 12 with five each. The 10 semifinalists will be announced March 1.

Name Class Position School Conference
Dwayne Bacon Sophomore G Florida State ACC
Lonzo Ball Freshman G UCLA Pac-12
Joel Berry II Junior G North Carolina ACC
Dillon Brooks Junior F Oregon Pac-12
Jalen Brunson  Sophomore G Villanova Big East
Bonzie Colson Junior  F Notre Dame ACC
Jawun Evans Sophomore PG Oklahoma State Big 12
Marcus Foster Junior G Creighton Big East
De'Aaron Fox Freshman G Kentucky SEC
Markelle Fultz Freshman G Washington Pac-12
Ethan Happ R-Sophomore F Wisconsin Big Ten
Josh Hart Senior G Villanova Big East
Josh Jackson Freshman G Kansas Big 12 
Justin Jackson Junior G/F North Carolina ACC
Marcus Keene  Junior G Central Michigan MAC
Luke Kennard Sophomore G Duke ACC
Jock Landale Junior C St. Mary's West Coast
TJ Leaf Freshman F UCLA Pac-12
Lauri Markkanen Freshman F Arizona Pac-12
Frank Mason III Senior  G Kansas Big 12
Donovan Mitchell Sophomore G Louisville  ACC
Malik Monk Freshman G Kentucky SEC
Monte Morris Senior G Iowa State Big 12
Johnathan Motley Junior F Baylor Big 12
Alec Peters Senior F Valparaiso Horizon
Dennis Smith Jr.  Freshman G NC State ACC
Caleb Swanigan  Sophomore F Purdue Big Ten
Sindarius Thornwell Senior G South Carolina SEC
Melo Trimble Junior G Maryland Big Ten
Nigel Williams-Goss R-Junior G Gonzaga West Coast