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NCAA.com | March 4, 2021

Semifinalists announced for the men's basketball Naismith Trophy

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On Thursday, March 4, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced the semifinalists for the 2021 Naismith Trophy that's awarded to the men's basketball national player of the year. The 10-player list of semifinalists includes a pair of teammates from the undefeated, No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs, plus the leading scorers on several other top-10 teams.

Here are the semifinalists.

Name School conference class position
Jared Butler Baylor Big 12 Jr. Guard
Cade Cunningham Oklahoma State Big 12 Fr. Guard
Hunter Dickinson Michigan Big Ten Fr. Center
Ayo Dosunmu Illinois Big Ten Jr. Guard
Luka Garza Iowa Big Ten Sr. Center
Quentin grimes Houston American Jr. Guard
Herbert Jones Alabama SEC Sr. Guard/Forward
Corey Kispert Gonzaga WCC Sr. Forward
Evan Mobley Southern California Pac-12 Fr. Forward
Drew Timme Gonzaga WCC So. Forward
 
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