Texas A&M junior PG Wade Taylor IV named top 10 candidate for 2024 Bob Cousy Award

This season, the rest of the nation is quickly learning what everyone in Aggieland already knows: how damn good Wade Taylor IV is.

At the end of January, the Texas A&M junior was named a midseason top 10 candidate for the 2024 Bob Cousy Award, given annually to recognize the top point guard in Division I men’s college basketball. The accolade is presented by The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in honor of the 1971 inductee who starred at Holy Cross before going on to become a 13-time All-Star and 6-time NBA Champion with the Boston Celtics.

The other nine players in the running for the award in its 21st year are Isaiah Stevens (Colorado State), Boo Buie (Northwestern), Jamal Shead (Houston), Zakai Zeigler (Tennessee), Dajuan Harris Jr. (Kansas) Max Abmas (Texas), Tyler Kolek (Marquette), Jahvon Quinerly (Memphis) and Tristen Newton (UConn).

Previous winners include four NBA All-Stars: Murray State’s Ja Morant (2019), Villanova’s Jalen Brunson (2018), UConn’s Kemba Walker (2011) and St. Joseph’s Jameer Nelson (2004).

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