Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 11/15/14
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COLUMBIA, Mo. Mizzou basketball senior guard Marcus Denmon (Kansas City, Mo.) has been named to the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 list, as announced by the Wooden Award National Advisory Board on Tuesday (Jan. 17). The list is made up of 25 student-athletes who, based on their performances in November, December and the beginning of January, are the frontrunners for college basketballs most prestigious honor. Denmon is leading the Tigers this year, averaging 17.8 points per game and has been a key reason why the Tigers have climbed to No. 5 in both the AP and Coaches Poll, the teams highest rank this late in the season since 1990 when the team was ranked No. 1. Known for his ability to score from long range and finish at the hoop, Denmon is more than just a scorer. He is one of the teams best defenders and is averaging 5.5 rebounds per game from the No. 2 guard spot on the floor. He has also dished 48 assists on the season (2.7 per game) and is third on the team with 27 ste...
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