Ferrell a finalist for Bob Cousy Award #iubb

Yogi Ferrell once again finds himself in select company.

On Monday, the Indiana senior was named a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award, given annually to the nation’s top point guard. Ferrell is one of 10 finalists for the honor, which will narrow in on five further finalists in March.

Ferrell leads IU in scoring (17.8 points per game) and assists (5.7), while helping the Hoosiers to an 8-1 Big Ten record and a share of first place in the conference standings. During league play, Ferrell is fourth in scoring (17.5 ppg) and tied for fifth in 3-point field goal percentage (47.1). Last month, Ferrell set a new program record for career assists and has 563 entering Tuesday’s game at Michigan. Last week, Ferrell received his first career nod as the Big Ten’s Player of the Week.

Ferrell is one of two Big Ten players selected as finalists, joining Maryland’s Melo Trimble. BYU’s Kyle Collinsworth, Iowa State’s Monte Morris, Kentucky’s Tyler Ulis, Notre Dame’s Demetrius Jackson, Oakland’s Khalil Felder, Oregon State’s Gary Payton Jr., Providence’s Kris Dunn and SMU’s Nic Moore complete the list.

The winner will be announced during the ESPN College Basketball Awards Show on Friday, April 8.