According to the official Missouri Tigers website, Mizzou guard Marcus Denmon has been named to the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 list. Denmon, a senior who hails from Kansas City, has been having a tremendous season for the No. 5-ranked Tigers.
Denmon leads all Tigers with an average of 17.8 points per game. He has proven himself as a well-rounded player, also averaging 5.5 rebounds per game and 2.7 assists per game. He is also third on the team with 27 steals. He leads the Big 12 conference in three-pointers and free-throw percentage (.924). He ranks second in the conference in points per game and sixth in steals per game (1.50).
The players named to the Wooden Midseason Top 25 will be considered for the official voting ballot in March. The prestigious John R. Wooden Award All American Team will be announced during the "Elite Eight" round during the NCAA Tournament.