Oklahoma State junior John Lucas is one of 10 players nationally that was named to the 2003-04 John R. Wooden Award All-American team, it was announced today.
The other nine Wooden Award All-Americans, in alphabetical order, are: Josh Childress of Stanford, Duke’s Chris Duhon, Andre Emmett of Texas Tech, Providence’s Ryan Gomes, Devin Harris of Wisconsin, Saint Joseph’s Jameer Nelson, Emeka Okafor of Connecticut, Mississippi State’s Lawrence Roberts, and Blake Stepp of Gonzaga.
The top-five players, which will be announced this weekend during CBS’ coverage of the Final Four, and their coaches will be invited to Los Angeles to be honored at the ceremony to announce the 28th annual Wooden Award, presented to the college basketball player of the year, on Saturday, April 10, during a national CBS telecast of the John R. Wooden Award Show Presented by Allstate live from the Los Angeles Athletic Club at noon.
“Each of these 10 players has produced results both on the court and in the classroom, exemplifying all of the qualities that we search for in our All-American team members,” said Richard Llewellyn, founder and chairman of the Wooden Award. “We feel tremendously proud to have these young men representing the Wooden Award All-American team.”