Monday, April 19, 2010

John Wall is One of the Decade's Best One-Year Stars


Yahoo! Sports has named the decade's best one-and-done players and Kentucky's John Wall makes the list of five.

The All-Decade One-And-Done Team:

C Greg Oden, Ohio State
F Carmelo Anthony, Syracuse
F Michael Beasley, Kansas State
F Kevin Durant, Texas
G John Wall, Kentucky

An excerpt about Wall:

YEAR: 2009-10
BUZZ: Wall received the Adolph Rupp Trophy, given annually to the nation's top player, though he lost out to Ohio State's Evan Turner for the other major player-of-the-year honors. He led the SEC in assists (6.5), ranked fifth in the league in scoring (16.6) and finished third in steals (1.8) while leading Kentucky to a 35-3 record and the East Regional final. He recorded three double-doubles on points and assists and had two more double-doubles in points and rebounds.

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