DURHAM, N.C. - Senior guard Jon Scheyer was one of ten finalists named on Wednesday for the 2010 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award.
This season Scheyer has helped lead the Blue Devils to a 17-4 overall record. Duke is currently at the top of the ACC standings with a 5-2 conference record. In 21 games, Scheyer is averaging 18.7 points, 3.4 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
Scheyer ranks in the top 50 nationally in several categories, including scoring (44th, 18.7 ppg.), three-point field goals made (48th, 2.7), three-point field goal percentage (50th, .390), free throw percentage (8th, .903), assists (23rd, 5.6 apg.) and assist-to-turnover ratio (4th, 3.28:1).
The complete list of 2009-10 men's finalists are: Matt Bouldin, Gonzaga University; Da'Sean Butler, West Virginia University; Marquis Hall, Lehigh University; Luke Harangody, University of Notre Dame; Damion James, University of Texas at Austin; Adam Koch, Northern Iowa University; Chris Kramer, Purdue University; Raymar Morgan, Michigan State University; Jon Scheyer, Duke University; and Josh Young, Drake University.
Fan balloting will be available on the award's official web site, www.seniorCLASSaward.com, as well as through text messaging beginning today through March 22. Fans can text MBBALL to 74567 to vote for men's finalists. These votes will be combined with votes from coaches and media to determine the recipient of the award, which will be announced at the NCAA Final Four.
Scheyer is looking to become the second Duke player to win the award. J.J. Redick took home the honors in 2006.