Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 11/8/12
Chane Behanan, Gorgui Dieng and Peyton Siva have been named to the Wooden Award preseason top 50 watch list. Louisville is the only school in the country to have three players honored. ESPN.com exclusively released the list earlier this afternoon. Freshmen and transfers are not eligible, but they can be added to the list as the season progresses and ultimately win the award. Here is a brief rundown from ESPN about Behanan, Dieng and Siva. Chane Behanan, F, Louisville: Rick Pitino’s plans to return to the Final Four are partially based on Behanan’s continued development. The 6-foot-6 forward averaged 13.2 ppg and 8.0 rpg during Louisville’s run to New Orleans.  Gorgui Dieng, C, Louisville: The Senegalese big man’s knack for blocking and altering shots (3.2 bpg) helped Pitino’s squad reach the Final Four and achieve the nation’s highest defensive efficiency rating last season. He also averaged 9.1 ppg, 9.1 rpg and 1.2 spg for the Cardinals.  Peyton Siva, G, Louisville: The Louisville ...
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