Is PJ Washington a national player of the year candidate?

After PJ Washington scored 24 points to lead Kentucky to an 80-53 win over his team, Auburn Coach Bruce Pearl said Washington is a national player of the year candidate. What did the UK sophomore think about that?
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After PJ Washington scored 24 points to lead Kentucky to an 80-53 win over his team, Auburn Coach Bruce Pearl said Washington is a national player of the year candidate. What did the UK sophomore think about that?

John Clay is a sports columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader. A native of Central Kentucky, he covered UK football from 1987 until being named sports columnist in 2000. He has covered 20 Final Fours and 37 consecutive Kentucky Derbys.