Dec. 20, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced on Thursday that University of Pittsburgh senior guard Tray Woodall (Brooklyn, N.Y./St. Anthony H.S.) has been named to the 2013 Bob Cousy Award Watch List. The Bob Cousy Award recognizes the nation’s top point guard in men’s college basketball.
Through Pitt’s first 12 games, Woodall is averaging 12.3 points, 6.2 assists and 2.1 rebounds per game while shooting 52 percent (56-108) from the floor and 41 percent (22-54) from 3-point range. He has totaled eight double figure scoring games and two 20-point contests and has registered 32 consecutive games with an assist.
Woodall ranks among school career leaders in double figure assist games (4th, 8), point-assist double-doubles (2nd, 6), assists (7th, 487) and assist:turnover ratio (3rd, 2.16). With 878 career points, he needs just 122 to become the 41st player in school history to reach 1,000 career points.
Pitt (11-1) hosts Kennesaw State on Sunday, Dec. 23 at the Petersen Events Center before entering Big East play against No. 11 Cincinnati on Monday, Dec. 31 (noon).