Trey Burke tabbed as finalist for Naismith Award

Dylan Burkhardt

DSC_1708Trey Burke was named a finalist of the Naismith National Player of the Year Award on Sunday evening.

Burke is one of four finalists along with Indiana’s Victor Oladipo, Georgetown’s Otto Porter Jr. and Creighton’s Doug McDermott.

Fans can vote online for their Naismith Award choice among the four finalists as part of the award’s online component.

Burke was named Big Ten Player of the Year by both coaches and media and was also tabbed by Sports Illustrated as the National Player of the Year.

Burke is also a finalist for the John Wooden and Oscar Robertson player of the year honors. (Photo: Bryan Fuller)

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  • gobluemd16

    Congrats Trey!! Well deserved

  • Mr_Sledge

    I think the fact that only two of these players are still left in the tournament is a good representation of who is really in this race. Oladipo hit a big shot Sunday, but if he continues to get outshined by Zeller, this should be Burke’s.

  • Adam St Patrick

    Here’s hoping…