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Harris Named to Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List

Virginia senior guard Joe Harris is one of 15 players named to the Oscar Robertson Trophy Preseason Watch List, announced Tuesday by the United States Basketball Writers Association.

The two other ACC players on the list are Duke's Jabari Parker and C.J. Fair of Syracuse. Rounding out the list are Jahii Carson (Arizona State), Aaron Craft (Ohio State), Aaron Gordon (Arizona), Gary Harris (Michigan State), Doug McDermott (Creighton), Mitch McGary (Michigan), Shabazz Napier (Connecticut), Adreian Payne (Michigan State), Julius Randle (Kentucky), Marcus Smart (Oklahoma State), Russ Smith (Louisville) and Andrew Wiggins (Kansas).

The Oscar Robertson Trophy will be given to the national player of the year by its namesake at the Devon Energy College Basketball Awards on April 14, 2014, at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.

Last season, Harris averaged a career-high 16.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game and was named to the All-ACC first team by the ACC coaches and Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.


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