2023-24 Wooden Award Odds

The John Wooden Award is a yearly award given to some of the most outstanding men and women in the college basketball realm.

Purdue big man Zach Edey won the honor in 2022-23 as he led the Boilermakers to a top seed in the NCAA Tournament. Edey is once again the favorite to capture the award this season.

In mid-January, Edey was listed as -400 odds to win the Wooden Award. Edey has basically wrapped up the honor as he has moved up to -4000 right after Valentine's Day.

  • Zach Edey (Purdue) -4000
  • R.J. Davis (North Carolina) +3500
  • Hunter Dickinson (Kansas) +4000
  • Dalton Knecht (Tennessee) +4000
  • Kyle Filipowski (Duke) +7500
  • Tyler Kolek (Marquette) +7500
  • DaRon Holmes II (Dayton) +7500

Odds Provided by FanDuel - Subject to Change. Check out the new user FanDuel promo code offer before placing your bets on College Basketball games.

Odds as of March 01, 2024

HOW TO READ WOODEN AWARD ODDS

American: Hunter Dickinson (Kansas) +1200
Fractional: Hunter Dickinson (Kansas) 12/1
Decimal: Hunter Dickinson (Kansas) 13.00
Implied Probability: 7.69%

Bettors placing a $100 wager on Hunter Dickinson would win $1300 ($100 * 12 +100), which includes your $100 stake.

WHAT IS IMPLIED PROBABILITY

Implied probability is a conversion of betting odds into a percentage. It takes into account the sportsbooks margin to express the expected probability of an outcome occurring.

WOODEN AWARD HISTORY

Last 10 Years

  • 2023 - Zach Edey, Purdue C (Jr.)
  • 2022 - Oscar Tshiebwe, Kentucky F (Jr.)
  • 2021 - Luka Garza, Iowa C (Sr.)
  • 2020 - Obi Toppin, Dayton PF (So.)
  • 2019 - Zion Williamson, Duke F (Fr.)
  • 2018 - Jalen Brunson, Villanova PG (Jr.)
  • 2017 - Frank Mason III, Kansas PG (Sr.)
  • 2016 - Buddy Hield, Oklahoma SG (Sr.)
  • 2015 - Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin PF (Sr.)
  • 2014 - Doug McDermott, Creighton F (Sr.)

TOP SCHOOLS TO WIN WOODEN AWARDS

Duke has seen the most Wooden Award winners, with six total.

The state of North Carolina has seen a total of 11 between Duke, North Carolina and Wake Forest

Duke's most recent recipient was Zion Williamson in 2018-2019, breaking a 12-year span of a Duke player failing to win the award. 

Six upperclassmen have won the award over the past eight years.

Enhance your approach to Wooden Awards betting with insights from the exclusive benefits of the BetMGM bonus code.