bounds in 27 games, including four games with 20 or more.
Blair Schaefer has emerged as one of the SEC's top perimeter threats, knocking down an SEC-best three 3-pointers per game in league play at a 44-percent clip that is fifth-best in conference. The Starkville native has scored at a 9.8 clip this season, but is averaging 10.8 points per game against SEC competition
For the season, Schaefer is making the second-most triples per game in the league (2.7) while hitting 41.8 percent, sixth-best in the SEC. Her 81 made 3-pointers this season rank fifth in school single-season history.
Schaefer has also been an excellent defender for the Bulldogs, topping the team with 22 charges taken.
Earlier this year, Quinndary Weatherspoon became the 37th player in school history to score 1,000 for a career. The standout junior
All-SEC performer from Canton, currently stands as 22nd all-time with 1,276 points.
He's 13th in the SEC with his 14.7 scoring clip, third in field goal percentage and sixth in steals. Twice this season, he's hit buzzer beaters for wins.
Nick Weatherspoon has established himself as one of the top freshmen in school history. His 11.1 scoring average is 10th-best all-time as an MSU freshman and currently second best on the team behind his brother.
He's scored in double-digits 21 times, with his career-high of 22 points coming in the SEC opener against Arkansas.
The Weatherspoons join Southern Miss' junior guard Cortez Edwards as finalists for the award.
The winners will be announced Monday, March 5 after another round of media votes as well as a fan vote. Fans can vote at www.csopavoting.com through Saturday at 5 p.m.