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Associated Press College Basketball Player of the Year

Associated Press Player of the Year
Awarded for the most outstanding NCAA men's basketball players in all levels of competition
Country United States
First awarded 1961
Currently held by Doug McDermott, Creighton
Official website Website

The Associated Press College Basketball Player of the Year award was established in 1961 to recognize the best college basketball player of the year, as voted upon by the Associated Press (AP).


Co-Players of the Year
Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player has been awarded the Oscar Robertson Trophy at that point
Season Player School Position Class
1960–61 Lucas, JerryJerry Lucas Ohio State Forward / Center Junior
1961–62 Lucas, JerryJerry Lucas (2) Ohio State Forward / Center Senior
1962–63 Heyman, ArtArt Heyman Duke Guard / Forward Senior
1963–64 Bradds, GaryGary Bradds Ohio State Forward Senior
1964–65 Bradley, BillBill Bradley Princeton Small forward / Shooting guard Senior
1965–66 Russell, CazzieCazzie Russell Michigan Shooting guard Senior
1966–67 Alcindor, LewLew Alcindor[a] UCLA Center Sophomore
1967–68 Hayes, ElvinElvin Hayes Houston Forward / Center Senior
1968–69 Alcindor, LewLew Alcindor[a] (2) UCLA Center Senior
1969–70 Maravich, PetePete Maravich LSU Guard Senior
1970–71 Carr, AustinAustin Carr Notre Dame Guard Senior
1971–72 Walton, BillBill Walton UCLA Center Sophomore
1972–73 Walton, BillBill Walton (2) UCLA Center Junior
1973–74 Thompson, DavidDavid Thompson NC State Shooting guard / Small forward Junior
1974–75 Thompson, DavidDavid Thompson (2) NC State Shooting guard / Small forward Senior
1975–76 May, ScottScott May Indiana Forward Senior
1976–77 Johnson, MarquesMarques Johnson UCLA Guard / Forward Senior
1977–78 Lee, ButchButch Lee Marquette Point guard Senior
1978–79 Bird, LarryLarry Bird Indiana State Small forward Senior
1979–80 Aguirre, MarkMark Aguirre DePaul Small forward Sophomore
1980–81 Sampson, RalphRalph Sampson Virginia Center Sophomore
1981–82 Sampson, RalphRalph Sampson (2) Virginia Center Junior
1982–83 Sampson, RalphRalph Sampson (3) Virginia Center Senior
1983–84 Jordan, MichaelMichael Jordan North Carolina Shooting guard Junior
1984–85 Ewing, PatrickPatrick Ewing Georgetown Center Senior
1985–86 Berry, WalterWalter Berry St. John's Power forward Senior
1986–87 Robinson, DavidDavid Robinson Navy Center Senior
1987–88 Hawkins, HerseyHersey Hawkins Bradley Shooting guard Senior
1988–89 Elliott, SeanSean Elliott Arizona Small forward Senior
1989–90 Simmons, LionelLionel Simmons La Salle Small forward Senior
1990–91 O'Neal, ShaquilleShaquille O'Neal LSU Center Sophomore
1991–92 Laettner, ChristianChristian Laettner Duke Forward Senior
1992–93 Cheaney, CalbertCalbert Cheaney Indiana Small forward Senior
1993–94 Robinson, GlennGlenn Robinson Purdue Small forward / Power forward Sophomore
1994–95 Smith, JoeJoe Smith Maryland Center Sophomore
1995–96 Camby, MarcusMarcus Camby UMass Center Junior
1996–97 Duncan, TimTim Duncan Wake Forest Center Senior
1997–98 Jamison, AntawnAntawn Jamison North Carolina Small forward Junior
1998–99 Brand, EltonElton Brand Duke Center Sophomore
1999–00 Martin, KenyonKenyon Martin Cincinnati Power forward Senior
2000–01 Battier, ShaneShane Battier Duke Small forward / Shooting guard Senior
2001–02 Williams, JayJay Williams Duke Point guard Junior
2002–03 West, DavidDavid West Xavier Power forward Senior
2003–04 Nelson, JameerJameer Nelson Saint Joseph's Point guard Senior
2004–05 Bogut, AndrewAndrew Bogut Utah Center Sophomore
2005–06 Redick, J. J.J. J. Redick Duke Shooting guard Senior
2006–07 Durant, KevinKevin Durant Texas Small forward Freshman
2007–08 Hansbrough, TylerTyler Hansbrough North Carolina Power forward Junior
2008–09 Griffin, BlakeBlake Griffin Oklahoma Power forward Sophomore
2009–10 Turner, EvanEvan Turner Ohio State Shooting guard Junior
2010–11 Fredette, JimmerJimmer Fredette BYU Point Guard Senior
2011–12 Davis, AnthonyAnthony Davis Kentucky Center Freshman
2012–13 Burke, TreyTrey Burke Michigan Point guard Sophomore
2013–14 McDermott, DougDoug McDermott Creighton Small forward Senior

Winners by school

School Winners Years
Duke 6 1963, 1992, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2006
UCLA 5 1967, 1969, 1972, 1973, 1977
Ohio State 4 1961, 1962, 1964, 2010
North Carolina 3 1984, 1998, 2008
Virginia 3 1981, 1982, 1983
Indiana 2 1976, 1993
LSU 2 1970, 1991
Michigan 2 1966, 2013
NC State 2 1974, 1975
Arizona 1 1989
Bradley 1 1988
Brigham Young 1 2011
Cincinnati 1 2000
Creighton 1 2014
DePaul 1 1980
Georgetown 1 1985
Houston 1 1968
Indiana State 1 1979
Kentucky 1 2012
La Salle 1 1990
Marquette 1 1978
Maryland 1 1995
Massachusetts 1 1996
Navy 1 1987
Notre Dame 1 1971
Oklahoma 1 2009
Princeton 1 1965
Purdue 1 1994
Saint Joseph's 1 2004
St. John's 1 1986
Texas 1 2007
Utah 1 2005
Wake Forest 1 1997
Xavier 1 2003


  • a Lew Alcindor changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1971 after converting to Islam.[1][2]

See also


  1. ^  
  2. ^ Big O' Completes Bucks' Championship Run"'". NBA Encyclopedia Playoff Edition.  

External links

  • AP Player of the Year
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