Williams-Goss Named to Naismith Trophy Top 30 List

Feb. 9, 2017

ATLANTA -- Gonzaga men's basketball's Nigel Williams-Goss was named to the Naismith Trophy Men's College Player of the Year Top 30 List, the Atlanta Tipoff Club released Thursday.

Williams-Goss currently leads Gonzaga in scoring (15.6 points per game), assists (4.8 per game) and steals (1.7 per game). The redshirt junior is second in rebounds (5.7 per game). He ranks ninth in the West Coast Conference in scoring, 13th in rebounds, fifth in assists and third in steals. The Happy Valley, Ore. native is second in the WCC at 87.7 percent from the free-throw line.

Ten semifinalists will be announced March 1, 2017.

The No. 1/1 Zags (24-0, 12-0 West Coast Conference) are at Loyola Marymount Thursday at 7 p.m., before squaring off with No. 20/20 Saint Mary's in Moraga, Calif., Saturday.

2017 Naismith Top 30 Men’s Players List

FIRST

LAST

CLASS

POSITION

SCHOOL

CONFERENCE

Dwayne

Bacon

Sophomore

G

Florida State

ACC

Lonzo

Ball

Freshman

G

UCLA

Pac 12

Joel

Berry II

Junior

G

North Carolina

ACC

Dillon

Brooks

Junior

F

Oregon  

Pac 12

Jalen

Brunson

Sophomore

G

Villanova

Big East

Bonzie

Colson

Junior

F

Notre Dame

ACC

Jawun

Evans

Sophomore

PG

Oklahoma State

Big 12

Marcus

Foster

Junior

G

Creighton

Big East

De'Aaron

Fox

Freshman

G

Kentucky

SEC

Markelle

Fultz

Freshman

G

Washington

Pac 12

Ethan

Happ

R-Sophomore

F

Wisconsin

Big Ten

Josh

Hart

Senior

G

Villanova

Big East

Josh

Jackson

Freshman

G

Kansas

Big 12

Justin

Jackson

Junior

F/G

North Carolina

ACC

Marcus

Keene

Junior

G

Central Michigan

MAC

Luke

Kennard

Sophomore

G

Duke

ACC

Jock

Landale

Junior

C

St. Mary's

West Coast

TJ

Leaf

Freshman

F

UCLA

Pac 12

Lauri

Markkanen

Freshman

F

Arizona

Pac 12

Frank

Mason III

Senior

G

Kansas

Big 12

Donovan

Mitchell

Sophomore

G

Louisville

ACC

Malik

Monk

Freshman

G

Kentucky

SEC

Monte

Morris

Senior

G

Iowa State

Big 12

Jonathan

Motley

Junior

F

Baylor

Big 12

Alec

Peters

Senior

F

Valparaiso

Horizon League

Dennis

Smith Jr.

Freshman

G

NC State

ACC

Caleb

Swanigan

Sophomore

F

Purdue

Big Ten

Sindarius

Thornwell

Senior

G

South Carolina

SEC

Melo

Trimble

Junior

G

Maryland

Big Ten

Nigel

Williams-Goss

R-Junior

G

Gonzaga

West Coast


 

 

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