Moanalua alum Keene a Wooden Award finalist

Marcus Keene, a junior point guard at Central Michigan who attended Moanalua his freshman year of high school, was named a top-20 finalist for the John. R Wooden award on Wednesday. The award recognizes the top college men’s basketball player annually.

Standing just 5-foot-9, Keene leads the nation averaging 30.7 points per game. He is on pace to become the first player to average more than 30 points a game in 20 years.

Keene is just one of two players from a mid-major conference on the award watch list, along with Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss.

The final ballot of 15 players for the award will be announced in early March.

The full list can be seen here.


  1. The Watcher February 8, 2017 3:49 pm

    Ok this kid is just plain filthy! I have been watching on ESPN and it’s almost video game like, the stuff he’s hitting.

  2. Education First February 9, 2017 9:07 am

    I saw him on Sporscenter. He is truly amazing!

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