One of 17 players in contention for nation’s top collegiate point guard
The Wildcat senior is included among a list of 17 student-athletes who are in consideration for the 2007 Bob Cousy Award, which is given annually to the nation’s top collegiate point guard covering all three divisions of NCAA play.
Shakur, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound senior guard from
Created in 2004, the Bob Cousy Award quickly has grown into one of the most prestigious awards in college basketball. Nominations were solicited through the College Sports Information Directors of America and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. A committee narrowed the list to these 17 finalists, which will be reviewed by a selection committee comprised of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame members, Bob Cousy, college coaches, media members and college basketball fans.
College basketball fans are encouraged to vote in the on-line poll at www.cousyaward.com.
Previous winners include Dee Brown (
2007 BOB COUSY AWARD PRESENTED BY THE
Darren Collison UCLA
Jared Jordan Marist