Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss was selected to the Wooden Award’s 10-player All-America team and he’s one of five finalists for the prestigious Wooden Award.
Williams-Goss leads Gonzaga in scoring (16.7 points), assists (4.6) and steals (1.78), and also contributes 5.9 rebounds. The junior guard was named to the All-West Regional team with teammates Jordan Mathews and Johnathan Williams, the regional’s most outstanding player.
Williams-Goss was joined on the All-America team by UCLA’s Lonzo Ball, Oregon’s Dillon Brooks, Villanova’s Josh Hart, Kansas’ Josh Jackson, North Carolina’s Justin Jackson, Duke’s Luke Kennard, Kansas’ Frank Mason III, Kentucky’s Malik Monk and Purdue’s Caleb Swanigan.
Williams-Goss is the only one still playing of the five finalists for the Wooden Award, presented to college basketball’s most outstanding player. The other finalists are Ball, Hart, Swanigan and Mason.
The five finalists have been invited to ESPN’s College Basketball Awards show in Los Angeles on April 7 on ESPN2.
- SEE ALSO: The Spokesman-Review and Pediment partner to publish hardcover book on Gonzaga’s breakthrough 2016-17 season
Follow along with the Zags
Subscribe to our Gonzaga Basketball newsletter to stay up with the latest news.