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 55,451 votes were cast in the Sweet 16 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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Nico Clareth (57.9%) def. Brian Parker (42.1%)
Fletcher Magee (51.1%) def. John Konchar (48.9%)
Joe Rosga (50.8%) def. Mike Daum (49.2%)
Jaylen Franklin (55.5%) def. Obediah Church (44.5%)
Joe Cremo (51.1%) def. Jarrell Brantley (48.9%)
Matt Morgan (69.8%) def. Tyler Hall (30.2%)
Jon Davis (66.3%) def. Ronshad Shabazz (33.7%)
Devin Morgan, Jr. (67.6%) def. Marcus Evans (32.4%)