SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Nevada Point Guard Deonte Burton has been named a candidate for the 2013 Bob Cousy Award.
The annual honor, named for Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic Bob Cousy, recognizes the top point guards in men’s college basketball. Over 80 candidates have been nominated for the 2013 Bob Cousy Award.
This watch list of candidates will be narrowed down to a final 20 around Jan. 1, with the final 10 near Feb. 1, and final five by approximately Mar. 1. A premier Selection Committee has been appointed by the Hall of Fame to review the final five candidates in contention for the nation’s top collegiate point guard award. These Hall of Fame committees are made up of top college basketball personnel including media members, head coaches, Sports Information Directors and Hall of Famers. The winner of the 2013 Bob Cousy Award will be presented at the Hall of Fame’s Class Announcement on Championship Monday in Atlanta as part of NCAA Final Four weekend.
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