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Elizabeth LaFleur | NCAA.com | March 23, 2021

Finalists announced for 2021 Naismith Defensive Player of the Year Award

Check out the best moments from Monday's second round

The Naismith Trophy announced four finalists for the men's Defensive Player of the Year award.  

Last year's winner of the Defensive Player of the Year award was Kansas' Marcus Garrett. 

This is the fourth year for the award. This year's winner will be announced April 4. 

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Below you'll find the list of 2021 finalists:

Name Class School Conf.
Herbert Jones Sr. Alabama SEC
Davion Mitchell Jr. Baylor Big 12
Evan Mobley Fr. USC Pac-12
Neemias Queta Jr. Utah State MWC

 

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