USC senior Nick Rakocevic is one of 20 athletes named to the 2020 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Watch List, it was announced by the Basketball Hall of Fame today (Oct. 18). The annual award in its sixth year recognizes the top centers in Division I men's college basketball and is named after 1995 Hall of Famer and three-time NCAA Champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. A national committee of top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 20 candidates.
The annual award in its sixth year recognizes the top power forwards in Division I men's college basketball and is named after 2010 Hall of Famer and two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Karl Malone.
From Tad Boyle's perspective, it's no surprise his Colorado Buffaloes are being picked as a Pac-12 title contender and a potential top 25 team.
Proceeds from the game will benefit the California Fire Foundation, which provides emotional and financial assistance to families of fallen firefighters, firefighters and the communities they protect.
List of the Pac-12 men's basketball student-athletes selected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Starting 5 Watch Lists ahead of the 2019 season.
The sophomore was named to the watchlist as one of the top-20 small forwards in college basketball.