Missouri senior guard J.T. Tiller is one of 50 players on the preseason list of candidates for the Wooden Award.
The award is given each season to college basketball’s top player. Oklahoma’s Blake Griffin won the award last season.
Five other Big 12 Conference players are on the preseason list, including Cole Aldrich and Sherron Collins of Kansas, Craig Brackins of Iowa State, Damion James of Texas and Willie Warren of Oklahoma.