Yogi Ferrell named to Cousy Award watch list

Indiana’s Yogi Ferrell has been added to the watch list for the Bob Cousy Award, given annually to the nation’s top point guard.

This is the second consecutive season that Ferrell has been nominated for the award. Ferrell, a preseason All-Big Ten selection, is one of 35 candidates after leading the Hoosiers in assists over each of the last two seasons. He averaged 17.4 points per game as a sophomore, which ranked fourth in the Big Ten.

This watch list of candidates will be narrowed down to a final 20 in early February, then final five by early March. A winner will be presented the award on Championship Monday in Indianapolis at the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015 Announcement and Press Conference.

You can view a full list of candidates after the jump:

Olivier Hanlan, Boston College
Quinn Cook, Duke University
Tyus Jones, Duke University
D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera, Georgetown University
Kevin Pangos Gonzaga University
Siyani Chambers, Harvard University
Yogi Ferrell, Indiana University
Monte Morris, Iowa State University
Kenneth Smith, Louisiana Tech University
Cameron Payne, Murray State University
Chasson Randle, Stanford University
Will Cummings, Temple University
Alex Caruso, Texas A&M University
T.J. McConnell, University of Arizona
Ryan Boatright, University of Connecticut
Kasey Hill, University of Florida
Andrew Harrison, University of Kentucky
Tyler Ulis, University Kentucky
Terry Rozier, University of Louisville
Romelo Trimble, University of Maryland
Angel Rodriguez, University of Miami
Derrick Walton Jr., University of Michigan
Jarvis Summers, University of Mississippi
Marcus Paige, University of North Carolina
Pierria Henry, University of North Carolina (Charlotte)
Jordan Woodard, University of Oklahoma
EC Matthews, University of Rhode Island
Isaiah Taylor, University of Texas
Julius Brown, University of Toledo
Delon Wright, University of Utah
London Perrantes, University of Virginia
Keifer Sykes, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Ryan Arcidiacono, Villanova University
Briante Weber, Virginia Commonwealth University
Juwan Staten, West Virginia University
Fred VanVleet, Wichita State University


  1. i love yogi and wouldn’t trade him for anyone on this list. i also think this is his last season at iu and one of the reasons crean is recruiting above scholarship limit. hope i’m wrong but he will be a fine pro, even at 5’10” lol

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