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Cornhuskers React: Wooden, Naismith, and Top Freshman Picks

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NCAA Basketball: Michigan State at Nebraska Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NCAA. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Nebraska Cornhuskers fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts.


National Voting Results

This week’s poll has all the main individual awards and honors nationally in mind. So first up is who do fans expect will win the Wooden Award. Sure as he wins the benefit of the whistle, even when elbowing opponents in the face, is Iowa’s own Luka Garza!

The exact results in full were:

  1. Luka Garza has a golden whistle: 70%
  2. Luka Garza doesn’t play defense: 20%
  3. Luka Garza is an otherwise amazing player on offense: 10%

Okay, but in all seriousness, here are the actual result breakdowns:

  1. Garza 45%
  2. Timme 20%
  3. Butler 18%
  4. Petty Jr. 5%
  5. Gillespie 4%
  6. Huff 3%
  7. Zegarowski 3%
  8. Hurt 2%

The second question this week asked who should be national coach of the year.

Full results were:

  1. Few 33%
  2. Drew 20%
  3. Redacted because this is a fucking stupid option 18%
  4. Oats 16%
  5. Smart 9%
  6. Sampson 5%

The final question asked who the freshman of the year award should go to.

Full results:

  1. Suggs 39%
  2. Cunningham 26%
  3. Dickinson 14%
  4. Barnes 11%
  5. Williams 6%
  6. Mobley 4%

Cornhusker Fans’ Results

After plummeting 22 percent last week to just 65 percent, fan confidence ticked up just a fraction to 67 percent as the team returned to practice for the first time in three weeks.


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