Who else is better qualified to hand out some college basketball hardware than the fans who watch the games on a regular basis?
The 2nd Annual CCR Mid-Major Freshman of the Year Fan Vote got under way on February 29th, and the votes started to roll in right from the outset. Schools got behind their talented freshmen, trying to propel their players to the top of the contest.
More and more schools have joined the campaign trails as the contest has picked up steam. In total, a combined 34,803 votes were cast in the second round through the online polls and Twitter.
Below, you can see who moved on, and the percentage of votes they received in each of their respective match-ups.
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Brian Parker (58.58%) def. Ed Polite, Jr. (41.42%)
Nico Clareth (50.7%) def. Jordan Davis (49.3%) [27 votes]
John Konchar (61.4%) def. Eli Pepper (38.6%)
Fletcher Magee (54.5%) def. Ernie Duncan (45.5%)
Mike Daum (52.9%) def. Geno Crandall (47.1%)
Joe Rosga (76.2%) def. CJ Massinburg (23.8%)
Jaylen Franklin (83.1%) def. Armel Potter (16.9%)
Obediah Church (54.6%) def. Carlos Anderson (45.4%)
Joe Cremo (62.8%) def. Michael Oguine (37.2%)
Jarrell Brantley (60.2%) def. Khalil Ahmad (39.8%)
Matt Morgan (50.04%) def. Antwon Portley (49.96%) [2 votes!}
Tyler Hall (61.6%) def. James Thompson IV (38.4%)
Jon Davis (57.1%) def. Tookie Brown (42.9%)
Ronshad Shabazz (54.9%) def. Nick Emery (45.1%)
Marcus Evans (58.9%) def. Rob Edwards (41.1%)
Devin Morgan, Jr. (67.3%) def. C.J. Bryce (32.7%)