Swanigan, Moore On Early Season Naismith Watch List

Purdue forward Caleb Swanigan, right, drives around Incarnate Word forward Kyle Hittle (4) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in West Lafayette, Ind. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

Homestead graduate Caleb Swanigan and Warsaw grad Nic Moore are two of the 50 players named to the 2016 Naismith Trophy Men’s College Player of the Year Early Season Watch List released on Wednesday.

A freshman at Purdue, Swanigan has started all seven games for the undefeated Boilermakers this season. He is averaging 8.9 points and 9.0 rebounds a game.

Moore, a senior at SMU, is putting up 12 points and game along with 3.7 rebounds.


Naismith Trophy Men’s College Player

  • Watch List 50 – Wednesday, December 2, 2015
  • Midseason 30 – Thursday, February 11, 2016
  • Ten Semifinalists – Friday, March 2, 2016
  • Four Finalists – Sunday, March 20, 2016
  • Winner – Sunday, April 3, 2016


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