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College Basketball Player of the Year Rankings: Week Five

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Rank Last (+/-) Player-School Notes
1 2 (+1) Jared Sullinger-Ohio St. Nobody in American can stop him right now. 19-9 in route @ Indiana.
2 1 (-1) Kemba Walker-UConn Scoring a boatload, but only 37.7% FGs in two Big East games (1-1).
3 4 (+1) Nolan Smith-Duke
The Man now for the Dukies. 28 pts to beat an underrated Miami team.
4 3 (-1) Jimmer Fredette-BYU
A 4-man race it appears. Needs to outscore Kemba in the short-term.
5 5 (--) Austin Freeman-G'Town
Efficiency personified. 69.2 true shooting % is a nice touch.
6 7  (+1) Kawhi Leonard-SDSU KenPom: SDSU's chance of an unbeaten record is 0.6%. OK sure.
7 6  (-1) Terrence Jones-Kentucky
First 6 games: 20.7pts, 10.7rebs vs. Last 7 games: 15.1pts, 8.4rebs.
8 9 (+1) E'Twaun Moore-Purdue
Tallied 31 against Shurna and N'Western. Purdue looks darn good too.
9 10 (+1) Jordan Hamilton-Texas
Settling into the top 10. Two big games over the next wk. (Ark. & UConn).
10 8 (-2) Rick Jackson-Syracuse
Not exactly dominant: 13.1% Offensive Reb.% = 120th in the NCAA.
11 15 (+4) Ken. Faried-Morehead. St.
In a 6 day span: 67pts, 35rebs, 6stls, 7blks & a 3-0 record. We like this.
12 12 (--) Derrick Williams-Arizona
Sign of the Apocalypse? Last 5 gms: 52 FT attempts & 31 FG attempts.
13 11 (-2) LaceDarius Dunn-Baylor
The Grinch? Bricked 25 three pointers in his last three games.
14 14 (--) Kyle Singler-Duke
Played 40 mins vs. Miami. Needs some big games to crack the top 10.
15 13 (-2) John Shurna-N'western
Set a scoring-low in back-to-back games. Still at 60.4% FGs.
16 17 (+1) Demetri McCamey-Illinois 20.5ppg, 8.5apg in Big Ten play so far. Could be a recurring theme.
17 18 (+1) JaJuan Johnson-Purdue Part of a two-headed monster brewing in West Lafayette. 19.9ppg.
18 16 (-2) Jon Leuer-Wisconsin Vastly improved after adding the three ball to his arsenal (2.46 3P/gm)
19 NR Marcus Denmon-Missouri
Dropping 20 with ease vs. the best teams on Mizzou's schedule.
20 19 (-1) Klay Thompson-Wash. St.
12-35 FGs in two Pac-10 losses. How good are the Cougs really?