Landry Shamet named Wooden Award midseason finalist

Landry Shamet makes the second cut for the Wooden Award.

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Landry Shamet named Wooden Award midseason finalist

Wichita State guard Landry Shamet hits a three point basket against the Arkansas State Red Wolves during the first half in Koch arena

Wichita State guard Landry Shamet hits a three point basket against the Arkansas State Red Wolves during the first half in Koch arena

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Wichita State guard Landry Shamet hits a three point basket against the Arkansas State Red Wolves during the first half in Koch arena

Brian Hayes

Brian Hayes

Wichita State guard Landry Shamet hits a three point basket against the Arkansas State Red Wolves during the first half in Koch arena

Landry Shamet is one of the 25 included on the Wooden Award midseason list, the John R. Wooden Award advisory committee announced Thursday.

The redshirt sophomore point guard is averaging 16 points and 4.7 assists. His 52.7 percent shooting percentage from 3-point range ranks No. 11 in the country.

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Wichita State guard Landry Shamet and Wichita State guard Conner Frankamp walk off the courts after a three point basket from Frankamp during the first half against the Houston Cougars in Koch Arena.

The Wooden Award recognizes the most outstanding player in college basketball annually since the award’s inception in 1976.

Shamet is one of eight underclassmen included on the list.

The list will cut to 15 players in late February.