The Kentucky Wildcats national player of the year is set to take the stage again this season.
Oscar Tshebwe is looking to not only bring Kentucky its 9th national championship, but also become the first player to repeat as NPOY since Ralph Sampson did it for three consecutive seasons from 1981-83.
On Monday, The Almanac released their top 100 players in college basketball, and Tshebwe came in as the No. 1 player in the nation.
Tshebwe finished last season averaging 17.4 points, 15.2 rebounds, 1.8 steals, 1.6 blocks and 1.1 assists.
During the Cats’ trip to the Bahamas in August, Tshebwe averaged 11.5 points, 11.3 rebounds, 2 assists and 1.5 steals.
The top 5 behind Tshiebwe include Drew Thieme (Gonzaga), Armando Bacote (North Carolina), Marcus Sasser (Houston) and Hunter Dickinson (Michigan).
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