Oklahoma State freshman Marcus Smart headlines the list of 12 player on the watch list for the Integris Wayman Tisdale Award, to be presented to the national freshman of the year April 15 in Oklahoma City.
The Tisdale Award is part of the Devon Energy College Basketball Awards at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Also presented that night will be the Oscar Robertson Trophy, given to the national player of the year, and the Henry Iba Coach of the Year Award.
Following is the complete Tisdale Award watch list:
G Jordan Adams, UCLA (6-5, 220, Fr., Atlanta, Ga.)
G Kyle Anderson, UCLA (6-9, 235, Fr., Fairview, N.J.)
C Isaiah Austin, Baylor (7-1, 220, Fr., Arlington, Texas)
F Anthony Bennett, UNLV (6-8, 240, Fr., Brampton, Ont.)
G Jahii Carson, Arizona State (5-10, 175, Fr., Mesa, Ariz.)
G Kevin (Yogi) Ferrell, Indiana (6-0, 178, Fr., Indianapolis, Ind.)
G Ben McLemore, Kansas (6-5, 195, Fr., St. Louis, Mo.)
G/F Shabazz Muhammad, UCLA (6-6, 225, Fr., Las Vegas, Nev.)
F Nerlens Noel, Kentucky (6-10, 228, Fr., Everett, Mass.)
F Glenn Robinson III, Michigan (6-6, 210, Fr., St. John, Ind.)
G Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State (6-4, 225, Fr., Flower Mound, Texas)