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Final Four Memories

1998 NCAA Men's Tournament

  Final Four Most Oustanding Players

Year Player Team Class
1939 None Selected    
1940 Marv Huffman Indiana Senior
1941 John Kotz Wisconsin Soph.
1942 Howie Dallmar Stanford Soph.
1943 Ken Sailors Wyoming Junior
1944 Arnie Ferrin Utah Fresh.
1945 Bob Kurland Oklahoma St. Junior
1946 Bob Kurland Oklahoma St. Senior
1947 George Kaftan Holy Cross Soph.
1948 Alex Groza Kentucky Junior
1949 Alex Groza Kentucky Senior
1950 Irwon Dambrot CCNY Senior
1951 None Selected    
1952 Clyde Lovellette Kansas Senior
1953 B.H. Born Kansas Junior
1954 Tom Gola La Salle Junior
1955 Bill Russell San Francisco Junior
1956 Hal Lear Temple Senior
1957 Wilt Chamberlain Kansas Soph.
1958 Elgin Baylor Seattle Junior
1959 Jerry West West Virginia Junior
1960 Jerry Lucas Ohio State Soph.
1961 Jerry Lucas Ohio State Junior
1962 Paul Hogue Cincinnati Senior
1963 Art Heyman Duke Senior
1964 Walt Hazzard UCLA Senior
1965 Bill Bradley Princeton Senior
1966 Jerry Chambers Utah Senior
1967 Lew Alcindor UCLA Soph.
1968 Lew Alcindor UCLA Junior
1969 Lew Alcindor UCLA Senior
1970 Sidney Wicks UCLA Junior
1971 Howard Porter Villanova Senior
1972 Bill Walton UCLA Soph.
1973 Bill Walton UCLA Junior
1974 David Thompson North Carolina St. Junior
1975 Richard Washington UCLA Soph.
1976 Kent Benson Indiana Junior
1977 Butch Lee Marquette Junior
1978 Jack Givens Kentucky Senior
1979 Earvin Johnson Michigan State Soph.
1980 Darrell Griffith Louisville Senior
1981 Isiah Thomas Indiana Soph.
1982 James Worthy North Carolina Junior
1983 Akeem Olajuwon Houston Soph.
1984 Patrick Ewing Georgetown Junior
1985 Ed Pinckney Villanova Senior
1986 Pervis Ellison Louisville Freshman
1987 Keith Smart Indiana Junior
1988 Danny Manning Kansas Senior
1989 Glen Rice Michigan Senior
1990 Anderson Hunt UNLV Soph.
1991 Christian Laettner Duke Junior
1992 Bobby Hurley Duke Junior
1993 Donald Williams North Carolina Soph.
1994 Corliss Williamson Arkansas Soph.
1995 Ed O'Bannon UCLA Senior
1996 Tony Delk Kentucky Senior
1997 Miles Simon Arizona Junior

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