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Isaiah Wong Moves to the Top 25 Wooden Award Watch List



LifeWallet Sports congratulates Isaiah Wong on moving from the top 50 to the top 25 on the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Watch List. National college basketball experts are polled midseason about the performance of the top players and the experts name the top 25 student-athletes for the leagues most prestigious award. The ACC is well represented with five players, just behind the Big 12 with 6 players named.

Wong is a fourth-year junior guard who is averaging 17.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game. Wong is a preseason First Team All-ACC player has has won All-ACC Player of the Week twice this season.

Wong is in the running with 24 other players for the 2023 John R. Wooden Award Men’s Player of the Year presented by Wendy’s.  Voting for the award will open just before the NCAA tournament when 1,000 voters will be permitted to consider the performance of the players in the early rounds of the tournament.

During the week of the Elite Eight the Wooden Award All-American Team will be announced and the winner will be awarded the 2023 John R. Wooden Award in Los Angeles in April. LifeWallet Sports congratulates Isaiah Wong on being named to the Midseason Watch List for college basketball’s most prestigious award and looks forward to his win.