Eleven early candidates for college basketball player of the year
Thanks to the most talented freshman class college basketball has seen in recent memory, mixed with upperclassman returners like Josh Hart and Frank Mason, the first third of the season has been full of eye-popping performances from the nation's best players. Evan Daniels offers his list of the top candidates for player of the year right now. (This article was originally published on FoxSports.com.)
Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky continue to battle for the top spot in Wooden Watch. Virginia's Justin Anderson, Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein and Louisville's Montrezl Harrell round out the top five.