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Utah Basketball: Jakob Poeltl Named Oscar Robertson Trophy Finalist

Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

It's been an excellent couple of weeks for Runnin' Utes center Jakob Poeltl. Not only has he been great on the floor helping to lead the Utes to 6 straight Pac-12 wins, the most in program history, but he's having a great stretch off the floor as well. Last week he was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week for the 4th time this season, this week he's been named a finalist for the Oscar Robertson Trophy. He's also in the running for the Wooden Award, the Abdul-Jabar Award, and many other "player of the year" honors.

Here's the official press release: