My Wooden Award Ballot Part Two

By: David Kay

In cased you missed it; here is part one of my Wooden Award ballot.  You should probably read that before you continue onto my top ten vote.

One little tangent… the 26 players to choose from are pre-determined and I have to argue with the omitting of Syracuse’s Andy Rautins.  I have been on the Rautins bandwagon all season long and would openly debate with anybody that he was the most valuable player on the Orange this season.  He probably would not have made my top ten, but still would have been an honorable mention.  Onto the top ten.

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My Wooden Award Ballot Part One

By: David Kay

For the second straight year, I received the honor and privilege of casting my vote for the 2009-2010 John R. Wooden Award given to college basketball’s most outstanding player.

The process goes as such; you receive a ballot with 26 pre-determined players.  You choose the top ten players and vote 1-10, one being for who you think should win the Wooden Award.  If you cast a write-in vote, your ballot is immediately nullified.  The results are then tabulated and determine not only the Wooden Award winner, but also the AP All-American teams.

I waited until after the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament to finalize my ballot because I think the tourney should play a major role in how valuable a player has been to his team and to the game.  I took several factors into account and here is how my vote went:
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