Does Miami have the pieces to make a run?

Coming off a 21-point, three-assist showing in an 80-69 win over Duke, Miami senior shooting guard Sheldon McClellan has been named to the midseason watch list for the national player of the year, the Oscar Robertson Trophy, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association announced.

He is one of 20 total players, including one of four ACC players, on the list.

McClellan has posted the eighth-best shooting percentage (52.9 percent) in the country among guards and has the top shooting percentage among guards in the ACC, according to stats on on Jan. 25. He’s shooting 61.0 percent on two-pointers.

The native of Houston – who would love to go home for the Final Four – has posted a true shooting percentage of 66.3 percent, good for 22nd in the country, and has the 25th-best offensive rating in the country, according to