LSU's Tari Eason Named To Midseason Naismith Team
BATON ROUGE – LSU sophomore forward Tari Eason was named one of 30 players on the Midseason Team for the 2022 Jersey Mike’s Naismith Trophy Player of the Year announced on Friday.
Eason is one of four players from the Southeastern Conference named to the list.
Eason leads the team in scoring at 16.3 points per game and is second on the team in rebounding at 7.0 a game. He is also averaging 1.0 assists per game, 1.1 blocks and 1.9 steals per game.
The transfer from Cincinnati is coming off his third 20-10 game of the year in the Tigers’ win at Texas A&M on Tuesday posting his second highest scoring game of the season, getting 25 points to go with 12 rebounds.
The complete list of members of the mid-season team:
Collin Gillespie/Sr./G/Villanova/BIG EAST
E.J. Liddell/Jr./F/Ohio State/Big Ten
Jaden Ivey/So./G/Purdue/Big Ten
Johnny Davis/So./G/Wisconsin/Big Ten
Keegan Murray/So./F/Iowa/Big Ten
Kofi Cockburn/Jr./C/Illinois/Big Ten
Trayce Jackson-Davis/Jr./F/Indiana/Big Ten
Drew Timme/Jr. /F/Gonzaga/WCC
Ochai Agbaji/Sr./G/Kansas/Big 12
James Akinjo/Sr./G/Baylor/Big 12
Alondes Williams/G/Sr./Wake Forest/ACC
David Roddy/Jr./F/Colorado State/Mountain West
Max Abmas/Jr./ G/Oral Roberts/Summit
Justin Lewis/Fr./F/Marquette/BIG EAST
Zach Edey/So./C/Purdue/Big Ten
Armando Bacot/Jr./F-C/North Carolina/ACC
Orlando Robinson/Jr./F/Fresno St./Mountain West
Wendell Moore Jr./Jr./F/Duke/ACC
Izaiah Brockington/Sr./G/Iowa St./Big 12
Kenneth Lofton Jr./Fr./F/Louisiana Tech/C-USA