The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced today the 10 semifinalists named for the the Citizen Naismith Trophy, which is awarded to the season’s best Division I men’s basketball player.
Four finalists will be named on March 17, and the winner will be announced on April 5.
In a pool of seven different conferences represented, the Big 12, Big East and Big Ten lead all with two semifinalists. Former winners include Duke’s Zion Williamson (2019), Villanova’s Jalen Brunson (2018) and Kansas’ Frank Mason III (2017).
|Udoka Azubuike||Sr.||C||Kansas||Big 12|
|Vernon Carey Jr.||Fr.||C||Duke||ACC|
|Devon Dotson||So.||G||Kansas||Big 12|
|Malachi Flynn||Jr.||G||San Diego State||Mountain West|
|Luka Garza||Jr.||C||Iowa||Big Ten|
|Markus Howard||Sr.||G||Marquette||Big East|
|Myles Powell||Sr.||G||Seton Hall||Big East|
|Jalen Smith||So.||F||Maryland||Big Ten|
|Obi Toppin||So.||F||Dayton||Atlantic 10|