Andre Hollins named to preseason Wooden Award watch list
November 12, 2013 — 12:40pm
Junior guard Andre Hollins has been named to the preseason Wooden Award watch list, which was released on Tuesday.
The list contains 50 top players from across the country that are early front-runners for the prestigious award. It's Hollins' first time on the list. In all, the Big Ten has ten players represented on the list, including Keith Appling (Michigan State), Aaron Craft (Ohio State), Sam Dekker (Wisconsin), Gary Harris (Michigan State), Mitch McGary (Michigan), Adreian Payne (Michigan State), Glenn Robinson III (Michigan), LaQuinton Ross (Ohio State) and Noah Vonleh (Indiana).
Marcus Fuller joined the Star Tribune in 2016 after 11 years covering Gophers sports – and just about every other team and league in town -- for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Before making the Twin Cities his home, Marcus spent two years in The Kansas City Star sports department. Marcus grew up in Hawaii and is a 2002 graduate of San Jose State. Follow Fuller on Twitter @Marcus_R_Fuller.
Freshman guard Isaiah Washington will make his local debut on a team with All-Big Ten forward Jordan Murphy. Nate Mason and Amir Coffey are teammates and Apple Valley star Tre Jones has two Minnesota teammates.