For the third straight year, Virginia's Ralph Sampson was named winner of the Adolph Rupp Trophy as the Associated Press' college basketball player of the year. He's the first player to win the award more than twice.
Sampson received 49 of a possible 80 votes in the nationwide poll of sportswriters and broadcasters. Twelve votes went to another all-America, North Carolina's Michael Jordan . . .
Guy Lewis, whose Houston team carries a 25-game winning streak into the NCAA final four this weekend, was named AP's college coach of the year. Lewis, 61, received 23 of 80 votes to win the honor for the second time. He won it first in 1968.
George Raveling, who coached Washington State to an NCAA berth this season, was second in the voting with 10 ballots. Gary Williams, first-year coach at Boston College, was next with eight votes . . .
Ladell Andersen, Utah State's athletic director and former basketball coach, was named head coach at Brigham Young . . .
James Madison Coach Lou Campanelli withdrew his name from consideration for the coaching position at Cincinnati. There was a report that Illinois assistant Tony Yates, a star player at Cincinnati two decades ago, had been picked for the job.