Oklahoma sophomore guard Willie Warren is one of 50 players on the preseason list of candidates for the Wooden Award.
The award is given each season to college basketball's top
player. Oklahoma's Blake Griffin won the award last season before
becoming the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
The 6-foot-4 Warren averaged 14.6 points and 3.1 assists per
game last season as the Sooners advanced to a regional final in the
NCAA tournament. He shot a team-high 37.2 percent from 3-point
Five other Big 12 Conference players are on the preseason list,
including Cole Aldrich and Sherron Collins of Kansas, Craig
Brackins of Iowa State, Damion James of Texas and J.T. Tiller of