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Przemek Karnowski named Senior CLASS Award finalist

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He is one of ten players to have that distinction.

NCAA Basketball: Gonzaga at Loyola Marymount Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

More good news for the big fans of Przemek Karnowski as a human being camp: the Gonzaga center is one of 10 men’s basketball players honored as a finalist for the Senior CLASS award.

CLASS stands for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School and is an award given to NCAA Division I seniors who have notable achievements in four areas: community, classroom, character, and competition.

Karnowski hits all of those buttons and then some (where is charisma????). The senior is averaging 12.4 points and 5.7 rebounds per game for the No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs, and on a team full of great stories, his fight back from season-ending back surgery surely ranks in the top in the nation.

Karnowski completed his undergrad degree in May 2016 with a Bachelors of Education in Sports Management. He is currently working towards an MBA and has a 3.43 GPA.

The finalists were chosen by a members of the national media. Nationwide fan voting helps select the winner, so make sure to stuff the ballot box here. Fan votes will combine with media members and basketball coaches to determine the winners.

Here is the full list of finalists:

  • Jaron Blossomgame, Clemson
  • Evan Bradds, Belmont
  • Josh Hart, Villanova
  • Josh Hawkinson, Washington State
  • Nigel Hayes, Wisconsin
  • Amile Jefferson, Duke
  • Peter Jok, Iowa
  • Przemek Karnowski, Gonzaga
  • Tim Kempton, Lehigh
  • Frank Mason III, Kansas