1945 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans

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The consensus 1945 College Basketball All-American team, as determined by aggregating the results of four major All-American teams.[1] To earn "consensus" status, a player must win honors from a majority of the following teams: the Helms Athletic Foundation, Converse, The Sporting News, and Argosy Magazine.

1945 Consensus All-America team[edit]

Consensus First Team
Player Position Class Team
Arnie Ferrin F Sophomore Utah
Wyndol Gray F Junior Bowling Green
William Hassett G Junior Notre Dame
Bill Henry C Senior Rice
Walt Kirk G/F Junior Illinois
Bob Kurland C Junior Oklahoma A&M
George Mikan C Junior DePaul


Consensus Second Team
Player Position Class Team
Howie Dallmar F Junior Pennsylvania
Don Grate G Senior Ohio State
Dale Hall F Senior Army
Vince Hanson C Sophomore Washington State
Dick Ives F Sophomore Iowa
Max Morris F Senior Northwestern
Herb Wilkinson G Sophomore Iowa

Individual All-America teams[edit]

All-America Team
First team Second team Third team
Player School Player School Player School
Helms[2] Adrian Back Navy Howie Dallmar Pennsylvania No third team
Dale Hall Army Bob Dille Valparaiso
Vince Hanson Washington State Arnie Ferrin Utah
Bill Henry Rice William Hassett Notre Dame
Walt Kirk Illinois Jack Hewson Temple
Bob Kurland Oklahoma A&M Paul Hoffman Purdue
George Mikan DePaul Jim Jordan North Carolina
Max Morris Northwestern Don Otten Bowling Green
Howie Schultz Hamline Bill Putnam UCLA
Herb Wilkinson Iowa Arnie Risen Ohio State
Converse Arnie Ferrin Utah Howie Dallmar Pennsylvania Ernie Calverley Rhode Island
Wyndol Gray Bowling Green William Hassett Notre Dame Don Grate Ohio State
Walt Kirk Illinois Bill Henry Rice Dale Hall Army
Bob Kurland Oklahoma A&M Dick Ives Iowa Vince Hanson Washington State
George Mikan DePaul Arnie Risen Ohio State Max Morris Northwestern
Argosy Magazine Don Grate Ohio State Ernie Calverley Rhode Island Hy Gotkin St. John's
William Hassett Notre Dame Bob Dille Valparaiso Dale Hall Army
Dick Ives Iowa Arnie Ferrin Utah Bill Kotsores St. John's
Bob Kurland Oklahoma A&M Bill Henry Rice Max Morris Northwestern
George Mikan DePaul Walt Kirk Illinois Herb Wilkinson Iowa
Sporting News Howie Dallmar Pennsylvania Bob Dille Valparaiso Dale Hall Army
Arnie Ferrin Utah Vince Hanson Washington State Bill Henry Rice
Wyndol Gray Bowling Green William Hassett Notre Dame Bill Kotsores St. John's
Bob Kurland Oklahoma A&M Fritz Nagy Akron Max Morris Northwestern
George Mikan DePaul Herb Wilkinson Iowa Henry O'Keefe Rensselaer

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