Every year, March Madness shows off the greatest talent in college basketball on a national level. There are plenty of teams led by the top current superstars (Stephen Curry) or NBA legends (Michael Jordan), so the tournament is filled with the best of the best.
However, the greatest college basketball players didn’t just help those teams get a spot in the competition, which is a full month long. They also assisted the program and took it to new heights. That’s why they’re still celebrated today. This list shows the all-time best college basketball players. Peruse them now and learn a bit more!
Lew Alcindor, Kareem Abdul-Jabber, is an all-time lead scorer for the NBA. In college and high school, he was called Ferdinand. He got recruited by UCLA after he won 71 straight games. That success continued to college, where he went 88-2, winning three national championships!
It’s hard to follow in a legend’s footsteps, but that’s what Bill Walton did once he went to UCLA. He led the Bruins to get two undefeated seasons and an 88-game winning streak. Plus, he sunk 21 out of 22 shot attempts in the 1973 NCAA Final!