Keita Bates-Diop Named Semifinalist For Naismith Trophy

Keita Bates-Diop Named Semifinalist For Naismith Trophy

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Keita Bates-Diop Named Semifinalist For Naismith Trophy


Keita Bates-Diop continues to rack up recognition in a breakout season. This time, it’s the Big Ten and Wooden Award’s turn.


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Keita Bates-Diop Named Semifinalist for Naismith Trophy

 

Keita Bates-Diop was named one of ten semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy today. The award — given out by the Atlanta Tipoff Club — goes annually to the Men’s College Player of the Year.

Earlier this week, Diop was named a unanimous all Big-Ten first-team selection, and in addition, brought home the Big Ten’s Player of the Year Award.

This is the 50th edition of the Naismith Trophy. The finalists will be announced on March 17, with the winners being named on April 1.

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