1957 NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans

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The consensus 1957 College Basketball All-American team, as determined by aggregating the results of six major All-American teams.[1] To earn 'consensus' status, a player must win honors from a majority of the following teams: the Associated Press, the USBWA, The United Press International, the National Association of Basketball Coaches, the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA) and the International News Service.

1957 Consensus All-America team[edit]

Consensus First Team
Player Position Class Team
Wilt Chamberlain C Sophomore Kansas
Chet Forte G Senior Columbia
Rod Hundley G/F Senior West Virginia
Jim Krebs F/C Senior Southern Methodist
Lennie Rosenbluth F Senior North Carolina
Charlie Tyra C Senior Louisville


Consensus Second Team
Player Position Class Team
Elgin Baylor F Sophomore Seattle
Frank Howard F Junior Ohio State
Guy Rodgers G Junior Temple
Gary Thompson G Senior Iowa State
Grady Wallace F Senior South Carolina

Individual All-America teams[edit]

All-America Team
First team Second team Third team
Player School Player School Player School
Associated Press [2] Wilt Chamberlain Kansas Elgin Baylor Seattle Jim Ashmore Mississippi State
Chet Forte Columbia Frank Howard Ohio State Archie Dees Indiana
Rod Hundley West Virginia Jim Krebs Southern Methodist Bill Ebben Detroit
Lennie Rosenbluth North Carolina Charlie Tyra Louisville Larry Friend California
Gary Thompson Iowa State Grady Wallace South Carolina Guy Rodgers Temple
USBWA/Look Magazine[3] Elgin Baylor Seattle No second or third teams (10-man first team)
Wilt Chamberlain Kansas
Chet Forte Columbia
Frank Howard Ohio State
Rod Hundley West Virginia
Jim Krebs Southern Methodist
Guy Rodgers Temple
Lennie Rosenbluth North Carolina
Gary Thompson Iowa State
Charlie Tyra Louisville
NABC[4] Wilt Chamberlain Kansas Elgin Baylor Seattle Bruno Boin Washington
Rod Hundley West Virginia George Bon Salle Illinois Archie Dees Indiana
Jim Krebs Southern Methodist Chet Forte Columbia Frank Howard Ohio State
Lennie Rosenbluth North Carolina Guy Rodgers Temple Ron Kramer Michigan
Charlie Tyra Louisville Gary Thompson Iowa State Dick O'Neal Texas Christian
UPI[5] Wilt Chamberlain Kansas Elgin Baylor Seattle Jim Ashmore Mississippi State
Chet Forte Columbia Joe Gibbon Mississippi Johnny Cox Kentucky
Rod Hundley West Virginia Jim Krebs Southern Methodist Archie Dees Indiana
Lennie Rosenbluth North Carolina Gary Thompson Iowa State Frank Howard Ohio State
Grady Wallace South Carolina Charlie Tyra Louisville Guy Rodgers Temple
NEA Wilt Chamberlain Kansas Elgin Baylor Seattle No third team
Frank Howard Ohio State Chet Forte Columbia
Jim Krebs Southern Methodist Rod Hundley West Virginia
Guy Rodgers Temple Jimmy Smith Steubenville
Charlie Tyra Louisville Bennie Swain Texas Southern
International News Service Elgin Baylor Seattle Chet Forte Columbia No third team
Wilt Chamberlain Kansas Rod Hundley West Virginia
Jim Krebs Southern Methodist Guy Rodgers Temple
Lennie Rosenbluth North Carolina Gary Thompson Iowa State
Grady Wallace South Carolina Charlie Tyra Louisville

AP Honorable Mention:[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NCAA Record Book - Award Winners p.137. Accessed 2009-05-05. Archived 2009-05-04.
  2. ^ AP All-America Teams
  3. ^ "USBWA Men's All-Americans". Archived from the original on 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2009-05-05. 
  4. ^ All-America - Division I (1950's)
  5. ^ 2005 NCAA Basketball's Finest - All-Americans (UPI, NEA & International News Service) p.208
  6. ^ "Two little men make AP All-America club". The Lawton Constitution. 7 March 1957. p. 23. Retrieved October 20, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read