University of Memphis Forward Robert Dozier is named to the Early Season Watch List for the Naismith Trophy for College Basketballs' Top Player.
The list is compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club Board of Selectors.
It's based on Player performances from the Previous Year, AND Expectations for this season.
The Naismith Trophy will be presented during the Final Four in April.
Dozier is also a Candidate for the Wooden Award.
The Tigers host 11th ranked Syracuse Saturday at FedExForum.
Tigers Recruit Xavier Henry is a Finalist for the High School Naismith Trophy.
The Oklahoma City Native is ranked as the Top Shooting Guard in the Nation this year..
Henry averaged more than 26 points and 7-rebounds a game as a Junior last season, leading his team to the Oklahoma State Quarterfinals.