In 2015 the Kareem Abdul- Jabbar center of the year award was created. This year the WKU Hilltoppers have a potential shot at winning this award. The Hilltoppers center Charles Bassey has been named as one of the candidates. He is one of only two freshmen to be in the running this season. Charles is in the top 40 in the country in double-doubles, field-goal percentage, blocks per game, total blocks, rebounds per game, offensive rebounds per game, defensive rebounds per game and total rebounds. All of Hilltopper nation needs to vote for our 5-star center for the 2019 award. This would be not only monumental for Charles, but also for the basketball program we are creating on the hill. To vote for Bassey simply go here before March 29th.
After that five finalists will be presented to Kareem and a selection committee, where they will pick the 2019 center of the year award winner.
The winner will be announced on Friday, April 12, 2019. The fan votes can have a big impact on the winner so Hilltopper nation get out and vote for Mr. Charles Bassey.
Previous winners of this award include 2015 Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin, 2016 Jakob Poeltl of Utah, 2017 Przemek Karnowski of Gonzaga, and 2018 Angel Delgado of Seton Hall.
You can vote once per day, per email address. You must vote for all 5 awards and validate the vote in your email.