Maryland men’s basketball forward Justin Jackson is one of 21 players on the Julius Erving Award watch list. The award honors college basketball’s top small forward.


Jackson had an impressive season last year posting 10.5 points and a team-high six rebounds per game, all while shooting 43.8 percent from the 3-point line last year.

The Ontario, Canada, native combined for 50 points and 22 rebounds in wins over Minnesota and Ohio State in late January.

Here is the complete preseason watch list

Rawle Atkins Arizona
Kelan Martin Butler
Jacob Evans Cincinnati
Gary Trent Jr. Duke
Zach Norvell Jr. Gonzaga
Kevin Knox Kentucky
Deng Adel Lousiville
Justin Jackson Maryland
Bruce Brown Jr. Miami
Miles Bridges Michigan St.
Michael Porter Jr. Missouri
Tyler Hall Montana St.
Jeffrey Carroll Oklahoma St.
Troy Brown Jr. Oregon
Vincent Edwards Purdue
De’Monte Buckingham Richmond
DJ Hogg Texas A&M
Kris Wilkes UCLA
Mikal Bridges Villanova
Markis McDuffie Wichita St.
Trevon Bluiett Xavier

Via- The Diamondback

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