The quest to determine the best men's college basketball player in the country has officially tipped off.
The preseason top 50 list for the John R. Wooden Award presented by Wendy's includes players from 12 conferences and 37 schools. Duke, Gonzaga and Kentucky lead the way with three players on the list.
The Wooden Award watch lists are published throughout the season. Players not on the current list are eligible for inclusion in later lists.
Check out who made the preseason list: