Gophers Signees Make Mr. Basketball Top 15

Minnesota Gopher basketball signees Royce White of Hopkins and Rodney Williams from Cooper are among the 15 candidates for the Minnesota Mr. Basketball Award. Hopkins, ranked #6 in the country, has four seniors on Minnesota Mr. Basketball's top 15 candidate list.

The following are the top 15 candidates.

Josh Figini, Chisago Lakes
Rodney Williams, Cooper (signed with Minnesota)
Mike Bruesewitz, Henry Sibley (signed with Wisconsin)
Chris Halvorsen, Henry Sibley (signed with Valparaiso)
Royce White, Hopkins (signed with Minnesota)
Mike Broghammer, Hopkins (signed with Notre Dame)
Trent Lockett, Hopkins (signed with Arizona State)
Raymond Cowels, Hopkins (signed with Santa Clara)
Sam Dower, Osseo (signed with Gonzaga)
Tydan Storrusten, Pelican Rapids
Mike Felt, Redwood Valley (signed with North Dakota State)
Mike Muscala, Roseville (signed with Bucknell)
Jordair Jett, St. Bernard's
Nate Wolters, St. Cloud Tech
Marc Sonnen, Tartan (signed with Northern Iowa)

The five finalists for Mr. Basketball will be named prior to the state tournament and the winner will be announced soon after the tournament.

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