Year Player College Position Class Award
1947 Gerald Tucker Oklahoma C Senior Helms
1948 Ed Macauley Saint Louis C Junior Helms
1949 Tony Lavelli Yale F Senior Helms
1950 Paul Arizin Villanova F Senior Helms
1951 Dick Groat Duke G Junior Helms
1952 Clyde Lovellette Kansas F / C Senior Helms
1953 Bob Houbregs Washington C Senior Helms
1954 Tom Gola La Salle G / F Senior Helms
1955 Bill Russell San Francisco C Junior Helms
1956 Bill Russell San Francisco C Senior Helms
1957 Lennie Rosenbluth North Carolina F Senior Helms
1958 Elgin Baylor Seattle F / C Junior Helms
1959 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati G Junior Helms
1960 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati G Senior Helms
1961 Jerry Lucas Ohio State F / C Junior Helms
1962 Paul Hogue Cincinnati C Senior Helms
1963 Art Heyman Duke G Senior Helms
1964 Walt Hazzard UCLA G Senior Helms
1965 Bill Bradley Princeton G / F Senior Helms
1966 Gail Goodrich UCLA G Senior Helms
1967 Cazzie Russell Michigan G / F Senior Helms
1968 Lew Alcindor UCLA C Sophomore Helms
1969 Lew Alcindor UCLA C Senior Naismith
1969 Lew Alcindor UCLA C Junior Helms
1970 Pete Maravich LSU G Senior Naismith
1970 Lew Alcindor UCLA C Senior Helms
1971 Austin Carr Notre Dame G Senior Naismith
1971 Pete Maravich LSU G Senior Helms
1972 Bill Walton UCLA C Sophomore Naismith
1972 Sidney Wicks UCLA F / C Junior Helms
1973 Bill Walton UCLA C Junior Naismith
1973 Austin Carr Notre Dame G Senior Helms
1974 Bill Walton UCLA C Senior Naismith
1974 Sidney Wicks  UCLA F / C Senior Helms
1975 David Thompson N.C. State G Senior Naismith
1975 Bill Walton UCLA C Junior Helms
1976 Scott May Indiana F Senior Naismith
1976 Bill Walton UCLA C Senior Helms
1977 Marques Johnson UCLA F Senior Naismith
1977 David Thompson NC State G / F Junior Helms
1978 Butch Lee Marquette G Senior Naismith
1978 David Thompson NC State G / F Senior Helms
1979 Larry Bird Indiana State F Senior Naismith
1979 Kent Benson Indiana C Junior Helms
1980 Mark Aguirre DePaul F Sophomore Naismith
1980 Scott May Indiana F Senior Helms
1981 Ralph Sampson Virginia C Sophomore Naismith
1981 Marques Johnson UCLA G Senior Helms
1982 Ralph Sampson Virginia C Junior Naismith
1982 Jack Givens Kentucky G / F Senior Helms
1983 Ralph Sampson Virginia C Senior Naismith
1983 Larry Bird Indiana State F Senior Helms
1984 Michael Jordan North Carolina G Junior Naismith
1985 Patrick Ewing Georgetown C Senior Naismith
1986 Johnny Dawkins Duke G Senior Naismith
1987 David Robinson Navy C Senior Naismith
1988 Danny Manning Kansas F Senior Naismith
1989 Danny Ferry Duke F Senior Naismith
1990 Lionel Simmons La Salle F Senior Naismith
1991 Larry Johnson UNLV F Senior Naismith
1992 Christian Laettner Duke F Senior Naismith
1993 Calbert Cheaney Indiana G Senior Naismith
1994 Glenn Robinson Purdue F Junior Naismith
1995 Joe Smith Maryland F Sophomore Naismith
1996 Marcus Camby Massachusetts C Junior Naismith
1997 Tim Duncan Wake Forest C Senior Naismith
1998 Antawn Jamison North Carolina F Junior Naismith
1999 Elton Brand Duke F Sophomore Naismith
2000 Kenyon Martin Cincinnati F Senior Naismith
2001 Shane Battier Duke F Senior Naismith
2002 Jason Williams Duke G Junior Naismith
2003 T. J. Ford Texas G Sophomore Naismith
2004 Jameer Nelson Saint Joseph's G Senior Naismith
2005 Andrew Bogut Utah C Sophomore Naismith
2006 J. J. Redick Duke G Senior Naismith
2007 Kevin Durant Texas F Freshman Naismith
2008 Tyler Hansbrough North Carolina F Junior Naismith
2009 Blake Griffin Oklahoma F Sophomore Naismith
2010 Evan Turner Ohio State G Junior Naismith
2011 Jimmer Fredette Brigham Young G Senior Naismith
2012 Anthony Davis Kentucky C Freshman Naismith
2013 Trey Burke Michigan G Sophomore Naismith
2014 Doug McDermott Creighton F Senior Naismith
2015 Frank Kaminsky Wisconsin F Senior Naismith
2016 Buddy Hield Oklahoma G Senior Naismith
2017 Frank Mason III Kansas G Senior Naismith
2018 Jalen Brunson Villanova G Junior Naismith
2019 Zion Williamson Duke F Freshman Naismith