Maryland sophomore Bruno Fernando was named Friday as one of five finalists for the Kareem Abdul Jabbar Award, given to the nation&#8217;s best center.Fernando ranks first in the Big Ten in field goal percentage (63.3), second in rebounding (10.5) and is tied for second in block shots (2.0).The 6-foot-10 center is second on the Terps in scoring (14.1) despite taking just over eight shots a game. He is also 13th in the Big Ten in free throw percentage at 77 percent.The remaining four finalists are Wisconsin&#8217;s Ethan Happ, Georgetown&#8217;s Jessie Govan, Western Kentucky&#8217;s Charles Bassey, and William &amp; Mary&#8217;s Nathan Knight.Happ is averaging 17.9 points, 10.2 rebounds, but has taken nearly 200 more shots (437-251) than Fernando. The 6-10 fifth-year senior is also averaging 4.6 assists a game.Govan, a 6-10 senior, is averaging 17.9 points. 7.7 rebounds and 1.2 blocks a game for the Hoyas. He is shooting 50 percent from the field, including 41.2 percent (42 of 102) on 3-pointers.Bassey, a 6-11 freshman, is averaging 15 points, 9.9 rebounds and 2.4 blocks for the Hilltoppers.Knight, a 6-11 junior is averaging 21 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.2 blocks for the Tribe.Fernando has 19 double-doubles, tied for fourth most in a season at Maryland with Buck Williams and second among the Abdul-Jabbar five finalists to Happ, who has 20.