Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura on Wednesday made two player of the year award midseason watch lists.
Hachimura is one of 25 players on the Wooden Award list and one of 30 candidates for the Lute Olson Award.
The 6-foot-8 junior from Japan leads Gonzaga in scoring (21.4 ppg) while hitting 59.5 percent from the field. He has scored in double figures in all 16 games. He averages 6.4 rebounds.
Hachimura and teammate Brandon Clarke also made the Oscar Robertson Trophy midseason watch list. Hachimura was on preseason watch lists for the NABC player of the year and Naismith Trophy.
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