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Timmy Allen Named To Lute Olson Award Mid-Season Watch List

Utah Utes forward Timmy Allen (1) fires up the crowd during a college basketball game between the Utah Utes and the BYU Cougars on December 04, 2019, at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Boyd Ivey/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – University of Utah men’s basketball sophomore forward Timmy Allen has been named to the Lute Olson Mid-Season Watch List.

The award is presented to the nation’s top Division I player.

Allen is one of eight players added to the watch list. He leads the Pac-12 in scoring with a 21.1 points per game average, along with 7.9 rebounds per game. The sophomore from Mesa, Arizona is shooting 50 percent from the field and 77 percent from the free throw line, which is second-best on the team.

He has made 88 free throws this season, which is eighth-most in college basketball.

Allen joins 22 players that were on the preseason watch list for the Lute Olson Award. The following players are now on the watch list.

  • Timmy Allen, Utah
  • Udoka Azubuike, Kansas
  • Kamar Baldwin, Butler
  • Kerry Blackshear, Florida
  • Jared Butler, Baylor
  • Vernon Carey, Duke
  • Anthony Cowan Jr., Maryland
  • Devon Dotson, Kansas
  • Anthony Edwards, Georgia
  • Malachi Flynn, San Diego State
  • Jordan Ford, St. Mary’s
  • Luke Garza, Iowa
  • Ashton Hagans, Kentucky
  • Tyrese Haliburton, Iowa State
  • Markus Howard, Marquette
  • Isaiah Miller, UNCG
  • Carlik Jones, Radford
  • Tre Jones, Duke
  • Nathan Knight, William & Mary
  • Anthony Lamb, Vermont
  • Sam Merrill, Utah State
  • Jordan Nwora, Louisville
  • Fillip Petrusev, Gonzaga
  • Myles Powell, Seton Hall
  • Grant Riller, Charleston
  • Isaiah Stewart, Washington
  • Obi Toppin, Dayton
  • Lamar Stevens, Penn State
  • Cassius Winston, Michigan State
  • Kaleb Wesson, Ohio State
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