Walker Named Naismith Award Finalist

The Atlanta Tipoff Club has named UConn junior guard Kemba Walker one of four  finalists for the Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year Award.

Walker led the Huskies to the Big East Tournament Championship, winning five games in five days while scoring 130 points.   He was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.

For the season, Walker is averaging 23.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game.   He is only one of three players in the country to average over 20 points, five boards and four assists per game.

Walker has already been named a member of the All-Big East team and is a finalist for several other major awards including: the Wooden Award, the Oscar Robinson Trophy and the Bob Cousy Award.

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  1. Albert J Boucher says:

    He has my vote…GO KEMBA!!

    1. Bob says:

      Obviously from Carolina right? LOL…When will you guys finally realize that not EVERY player from Duke is hot stuff. Nobody has done more for a Divsion 1 program this year than Kemba Walker.

  2. Jan Brady says:

    Kembo is DA MAN!

  3. Oral Lee Pleezme says:

    Stop you two. Kembo is a nice BOY!

  4. Marcia Brady says:

    What is Kembo’s major at Uconn?

  5. David Silberman says:

    I took basket weaving at Central, It’s not that easy I TELL YA

  6. robert says:

    Actually he is graduating in 3 years. And I think he knows how to spell education unlike you.

    1. Ima Jagov says:

      ooh, a little sensItive about Kembo are we BOB?

    2. Ima Jagov says:

      You’re right BOB, Kembo is the best and the brightest, the smartest and wonderful. FYI, i am a state employee, so I don’t have to know how to spell.

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