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Nigel Williams-Goss named Wooden Award Late Season Top 20

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The accolades keep rolling in for the Gonzaga guard.

NCAA Basketball: Gonzaga at Brigham Young Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports

Junior Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Nigel Williams-Goss has been named a Wooden Award Late Season top 20 finalist, on Wednesday.

The accolades for the face of the No. 1 ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs keeps on rolling in. Earlier in January, Williams-Goss was named a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award, an award given every year to the top point guard in the nation.

Williams-Goss is averaging 15.6 points, 4.8 assists, and 1.7 steals this season, and has the fifth-highest PER in the West Coast Conference.

Fifteen players will be whittled down from this list, and then the 10-man All Wooden Team will be announced the week of the Elite Eight. Here is the full list of the nominees.

  • Dwayne Bacon, Florida State
  • Lonzo Ball, UCLA
  • Joel Berry II, North Carolina
  • Dillon Brooks, Oregon
  • Bonzie Colson, Notre Dame
  • De'Aaron Fox, Kentucky
  • Markelle Fultz, Washington
  • Ethan Happ, Wisconsin
  • Josh Hart, Villanova
  • Josh Jackson, Kansas
  • Justin Jackson, North Carolina
  • Marcus Keene, Central Michigan
  • Luke Kennard, Duke
  • Lauri Markkanen, Arizona
  • Frank Mason III, Kansas
  • Malik Monk, Kentucky
  • Johnathan Motley, Baylor
  • Caleb Swanigan, Purdue
  • Melo Trimble, Maryland
  • Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga