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College Basketball: Picking Dark Horses for Conference Player of the Year

Look beyond the favorites for these under-the-radar players in major conferences
College Basketball: Picking Dark Horses for Conference Player of the Year

What’s the fun in pinpointing that Doug McDermott is a strong contender for Big East Player of the Year? That’s a little obvious considering he’s the nation’s second leading scorer.

Of course, McDermott isn’t the only clear-cut player angling to be his league’s top player this season. The favorites for conference players of the year are more or less clear in many leagues.

Conference tournaments are roughly six weeks away, so we’re here to say the field for conference players of the year shouldn’t be set.

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