The California Golden Bears (12-6, 2-3 in the Pac-12) have struggled to establish a consistent identity on the road this season, and that has placed their NCAA Tournament hopes in jeopardy. Those hopes became even more of a question mark on Tuesday.
The John R. Wooden Award is given annually to the nation's top college basketball player. Kentucky and Indiana both have three players on the preseason Top 50 list. Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky won the award last season.