Nevada PG Burton Named to Cousy Award Watch List

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RENO, Nev. - Wolf Pack junior Deonte Burton has been named to the watch list for the Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year Award.

Burton is leading the team, scoring 18 points per game. He's also averaging 3.6 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game.

He was named to the All-Mountain West basketball team this preseason.

More information about the award follows:
This watch list of candidates will be narrowed down to a final 20 around January 1st, final 10 near February 1st, and final five by approximately March 1st. A premier Selection Committee has been appointed by the Hall of Fame to review the final five candidates in contention for the nation’s top collegiate point guard award. These Hall of Fame committees are made up of top college basketball personnel including media members, head coaches, Sports Information Directors and Hall of Famers. The winner of the 2013 Bob Cousy Award will be presented at the Hall of Fame’s Class Announcement on Championship Monday in Atlanta as part of NCAA Final Four weekend.