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Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon is named Oscar Robertson Trophy Finalist

For the second year in a row, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association has listed Brogdon as one of the country's top players.

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For the second straight year, Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon has been named a finalist for the Oscar Robertson Trophy, given by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association for the men's national player of the year. Brogdon is one of three ACC players on the list, joined by Duke's Grayson Allen and North Carolina's Brice Johnson.

Here's the full list of finalists:

2016 OSCAR ROBERTSON TROPHY FINALISTS (11)

Pos.

Player, School

Ht.

Wt.

Yr.

Hometown

G

Grayson Allen, Duke

6-5

205

So.

Jacksonville, Fla.

G

Malcolm Brogdon, Virginia

6-5

215

Sr.

Atlanta, Ga.

G

Kris Dunn, Providence

6-4

220

Jr.

New London, Conn.

G

Buddy Hield, Oklahoma

6-4

214

Sr.

Freeport, Bahamas

F

Brice Johnson, North Carolina

6-10

230

Sr.

Orangeburg, S.C.

F

Georges Niang, Iowa State

6-8

230

Sr.

Methuen, Mass.

F

Jakob Poeltl, Utah

7-0

248

So.

Vienna, Austria

F

Ben Simmons, LSU

6-10

240

Fr.

Melbourne, Australia

G

Tyler Ulis, Kentucky

5-9

160

So.

Chicago, Ill.

F

Jarrod Uthoff, Iowa

6-9

221

Sr.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

G

Denzel Valentine, Michigan State

6-5

220

Sr.

Lansing, Mich.

The ACC, unsurprisingly, leads all conferences with three nominees, followed by the Big 12, Big Ten, and SEC with two each. Each of the Big East and Pac-12 also have a nominee.

The list features six seniors, one junior, three sophomores and a freshman, Ben Simmons, who is also a finalist for the freshman of the year award.

The award will be presented on April 11. Last year, Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky was given the honor.