OSU's Sydney Wiese named finalist for Wooden Award

Oregon State guard Sydney Wiese (24) drives past California guard Mi'Cole Cayton, left, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Pac-12 Conference tournament, Friday, March 3, 2017, in Seattle. Oregon State won 65-49.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University’s Sydney Wiese is in the running for the Wooden Award, which honors the national player of the year.

Wiese is a senior on the women’s basketball team. She is the Pac-12’s career record holder for 3-pointers and is in the top seven in Oregon State history in career points.

Wiese has made the All-Pac-12 Coaches Team four times. Only 13 other players in conference history have done that. She is also a semi-finalist for the Naismith Trophy.

This season, Wiese leads the Beavers with 15.7 points per game. She’s among the top four in the nation in 3-point percentage.

The Beavers take on No. 15 UCLA Saturday evening at 6 p.m. in the Pac-12 tournament semifinals.

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