Izaiah Brockington named to Wooden Award Mid-Season Top 25

The following is a press release from Iowa State Athletics:

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State guard Izaiah Brockington has been named to the John R. Wooden Award presented by Wendy’s Midseason Top 25 Watch List today on ESPNU. The watch list is chosen by a poll of national college basketball experts based on their performances during the 2021-22 season thus far and it comprises 25 student-athletes who are front-runners for the prestigious award.

Brockington has had an outstanding start to the season, averaging 17.0 points and 8.4 rebounds, both of which rank in the top three of the Big 12 Conference. The Philadelphia native is shooting 50 percent from the field, 42.3 percent behind the arc and 79.4 percent at the line.

Brockington burst onto the scene this season with a 30-point effort in a win against Xavier. Then, against instrastate rival Iowa, Brockington dominated the game with 29 points on 11-of-14 shooting, while also pulling down 10 rebounds.

He leads the Big 12 Conference with six double-doubles this season.

Brockington and the No. 11 Cyclones host No. 25 Texas Tech this evening at 8 p.m. on ESPNU.

Wooden Award Midseason Top 25
Max Abmas, Oral Roberts
Ochai Agbaji, Kansas
James Akinjo, Baylor
Paolo Banchero, Duke
Izaiah Brockington, Iowa State
Kofi Cockburn, Illinois
Johnny Davis, Wisconsin
Hunter Dickinson, Michigan
Zach Edey, Purdue
Collin Gillespie, Villanova
Chet Holmgren, Gonzaga
Jaden Ivey, Purdue
Trayce Jackson-Davis, Indiana
Jaime Jaquez Jr., UCLA
Johnny Juzang, UCLA
E.J. Liddell, Ohio State
Bennedict Mathurin, Arizona
Isaiah Mobley, USC
Wendell Moore Jr., Duke
Keegan Murray, Iowa
David Roddy, Colorado State
Jabari Smith, Auburn
Drew Timme, Gonzaga
Oscar Tshiebwe, Kentucky
Trevion Williams, Purdue