Oakland’s Kendrick Nunn has been named one of 10 candidates for the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced Tuesday.

Nunn, a redshirt senior from Chicago, leads the NCAA in 3-pointers per game (4.64). He also ranks second nationally in scoring (26.0) and total 3-pointers made (102).

This is the first season at Oakland for Nunn (6-3, 193), who transferred from Illinois. In addition to the 26.0 points he is also averaging 4.6 rebounds. He is shooting 43.4 percent from the field and 39.8 percent on 3-pointers.

Oakland (15-10, 7-5 Horizon) returns to action Friday at the O’rena with a 9 p.m. game against Detroit. The game will be televised by ESPN2.


Allonzo Trier, Arizona

Chandler Hutchison, Boise State

Marcus Foster, Creighton

Grayson Allen, Duke

Rob Gray, Houston

Kendrick Nunn, Oakland

Carsen Edwards, Purdue

E.C. Matthews, Rhode Island

Tyus Battle, Syracuse

Fletcher Magee, Wofford