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Villanova’s Jalen Brunson named Bob Cousy Award Candidate

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The Wildcat Junior was a finalist last season.

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Jalen Brunson was named one of ten candidates for the 2018 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award. Named after Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic and Holy Cross guard Bob Cousy, the annual honor now in its fifteenth year recognizes the top point guards in Division I men’s college basketball.

The 6’3” junior, who was a finalist for the award last year, is averaging 19.4 points and 5 assists per game this season for top-ranked Villanova.

A list of five finalists will be announced March.

2018 Bob Cousy Award Candidates

Player College
Player College
Tra Holder Arizona St.
Chris Chiozza Florida
Devonte’ Graham Kansas
Cassius Winston Michigan St.
Joel Berry II North Carolina
Trae Young Oklahoma
Keenan Evans Texas Tech
Jordan McLaughlin USC
Jalen Brunson Villanova
Jevon Carter West Virginia