Norris Cole a finalist for Cousy Award

BY foxsports • February 7, 2011

By Zac Jackson
FOX Sports Ohio
February 8, 2011

Cleveland State's Norris Cole is one of 10 finalists for the Bob Cousy Award, given annually to college basketball's best point guard.

The list of finalists was released Monday. Beginning Tues. Feb. 8, fans will be able to vote for the award at The player that receives the most fan votes will receive one vote toward the final committee vote. Fan voting will run until March 8, and five finalists will be announced Mar. 10.

The Bob Cousy Award is given to the top collegiate male basketball point guard annually spanning across all divisions within the game by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The selection criteria emphasize leadership, team work, success, and fundamentals as being critical parts for the game of basketball as a point guard. Nominations are solicited from across the country from head coaches and the winner is selected by a Blue Ribbon Selection Committee made up of the biggest names in college basketball.

Joining Cole on the list of finalists are the favorites, Jimmer Fredette of BYU and Kemba Walker of UConn, as well as Corey Fisher of Villanova, D.J. Gay of San Diego State, Brandon Knight of Kentucky, Demetri McCamey of Illinois, Mickey McConnell of St. Mary's, Nolan Smith of Duke and Isaiah Thomas of Washington

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