Watford, Zeller Named to Naismith Early Season Watch List
Nov. 13, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana senior forward Christian Watford and sophomore forward Cody Zeller have been named to the 2012-13 Naismith early season watch list, announced by the Atlanta Tip-Off Club on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Click here to see a full list of the Naismith early season watch list.
The 50-player watch list was compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club's Board of Selectors, which based its criteria on player performances from the previous year and expectations for the 2012-13 college basketball season. The Naismith Men's College Player of the Year presented by AT&T will be awarded on April 7, 2013 in Atlanta.
Watford and Zeller were also named to the John R. Wooden Preseason Watch List.
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