Jerry West Award

Jerry West Award
Awarded for The nation's top male shooting guard in NCAA Division I basketball
Country United States
Presented by Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
First awarded 2015
Currently held by Buddy Hield, Oklahoma
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The Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award is an annual basketball award given by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to the top men's collegiate shooting guard. Following the success of the Bob Cousy Award which had been awarded since 2004, the award was one of four new awards (along with the Julius Erving Award, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award and Karl Malone Award) created as part of the inaugural College Basketball Awards show in 2015.[1] It is named after NBA Finals Champion and NBA Finals MVP player Jerry West.[2] The inaugural winner was D'Angelo Russell.[3]


* Awarded a National Player of the Year award:
the Naismith College Player of the Year or the John R. Wooden Award
Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player has been awarded the Jerry West Award
Season Player School Class
2014–15 Russell, D'AngeloD'Angelo Russell Ohio State Freshman
2015–16 Hield, BuddyBuddy Hield Oklahoma Senior

Winners by school

School Winners Years
Ohio State1 2015
Oklahoma 1 2016


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